- Mitag is the 18th storm of the year originated in Western Pacific Ocean.
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The western Pacific Ocean is the most active basin for tropical cyclones on Earth. Typhoon ‘Mitag’ originated in this ocean. This typhoon impacted Taiwan and Japan’s southernmost Ryukyu Islands with high winds and heavy rains, then brushed by eastern China before heading towards South Korea. These Western Pacific systems of typhoons and storms can form any time of year, there really is no season.