Typhoon Xangsane (disambiguation)

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The name Xangsane has been used to name two tropical cyclones in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. The name was contributed by Laos and is a Laotian word for elephant.

  • Typhoon Xangsane (2000) (T0020, 30W, Reming) – affected the Philippines and Taiwan; Singapore Airlines Flight 006 crashed during this storm
  • Typhoon Xangsane (2006) (T0615, 18W, Milenyo) – lashed through the Philippines as a Category 4 typhoon.

The name was retired by the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee in 2006; it was replaced by Leepi, which means, the most beautiful waterfall in the end of Southern of Lao.

Preceded by
Pacific typhoon season names
Succeeded by