|Names of hurricanes and typhoons are capped:
Hurricanes Connie and Diane in 1955
Hurricane Andrew, the hurricane
but tropical storm Judith
Use it, not he or she.
are called typhoons in the Pacific west of the date line.
Typhoon Yunya, the typhoon
typhoons historically were numbered, although the most significant ones
may also have been named:
Typhoon No. 17, or Typhoon Violet.
tropical cyclones in the Northwest Pacific are named from a list
compiled by nations and territories in the region. (The Philippines has a
separate list for typhoon names within the Philippines.)
In Australia hurricanes are called tropical cyclones. Use the same
capitalization as for hurricanes:
Tropical Cyclone Ophelia, the tropical
See also STORMS, TORNADO, wind.