Tropical Storm Bess

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The name Bess has been used for one tropical cyclone in the Atlantic Ocean, and ten tropical cyclones in the western Pacific.

Bess was used for one tropical cyclone in the Atlantic:

Bess was used for ten tropical cyclones in the Western Pacific:

The name Bess was retired after the 1974 season, and replaced by Bonnie. However, when the tropical cyclone naming lists changed in 1979, Bess was re-included. The name Bess was re-retired after the 1982 season, and replaced by Brenda. This made Bess the first known tropical cyclone name to be retired twice in the same basin.

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1979 Pacific typhoon season

The 1979 Pacific typhoon season featured the most intense tropical cyclone recorded globally, Typhoon Tip. The season also experienced slightly above-average tropical cyclone activity. The season had no official bounds; it ran year-round in 1979, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between June and December. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.

1978 Pacific typhoon season

The 1978 Pacific typhoon season was a very active season that produced 31 tropical storms, 16 typhoon and one intense typhoon. It has no official bounds; it ran year-round in 1978, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between June and December. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.

1974 Pacific typhoon season

The 1974 Pacific typhoon season was the first season on record to not feature a super typhoon. Despite this, the season was overly active, with 32 tropical storms and 16 typhoons being developed this year. It has no official bounds; it ran year-round in 1974, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between June and December. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. The 1974 season was at the time the only season to not produce a Category 5 equivalent typhoon, until it happened again in 1977 and 2017.

1967 Pacific typhoon season

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1965 Pacific typhoon season

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Typhoon Bess (1982)

Typhoon Bess struck Japan in early August 1982, resulting in severe damage. The eleventh tropical storm, sixth typhoon, and first super typhoon of the 1982 Pacific typhoon season, the system first developed on July 21. Two days later, it was upgraded into a tropical storm, and subsequently began to intensify while tracking northwest. Bess attained typhoon intensity on July 24, before it briefly turned southwest. After turning north-northwest, the typhoon entered a period of rapid intensification and late on July 28 reached peak winds of 230 km/h (145 mph). After turning north, Bess began to weaken as it encountered less favorable conditions. On August 1, Bess was downgraded into a tropical storm. Shortly after that, the storm struck southeastern Japan, and on August 2 merged with a low pressure area atop of the Sea of Japan.

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