Typhoon vs. Tsunami
Difference Between Typhoon and Tsunami
A weather phenomenon in the northwestern Pacific that is precisely equivalent to a hurricane, which results in wind speeds of 64 knots (118km/h) or above. Equivalent to a cyclone in the Indian Ocean and Indonesia/Australia.
A very large and destructive wave, generally caused by a tremendous disturbance in the ocean, such as an undersea earthquake or volcanic eruption. Tsunami are usually a series of waves, or wave train.
(intransitive) To swirl like a hurricane.
(figurative) A large and generally unstoppable surge.
a tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans
a huge destructive wave (especially one caused by an earthquake)