why do typhoon and hurricane affects eastern coast whereas western coast remains undisturbed?

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Hurricanes and typhoons are the same type of weather event, occurring in different areas.

Depending on its location and strength, a tropical cyclone is referred to by names such as hurricanetyphoontropical stormcyclonic stormtropical depression, and simply cyclone.

A typhoon is a tropical cyclone which occurs in...

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