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Every year u hear of different names of cyclones.. wonder who actually gives them such names?

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Asked by Juliana, 11 Oct '13 02:02 pm
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The World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) Regional Association IV Hurricane Committee selects the names for Atlantic Basin and central and eastern Pacific storms.

For the Atlantic Basin and the eastern Pacific, six lists of names are used, with each list used again - minus any retired names - six years after it was last used. The WMO's regional committee selects the names to replaces those that are retired. Each year the names start with the "A" storm on that year's list, no matter how many names were used the previous year.

Hawaiian names are used for central Pacific storms. Here, a revolving list of four sets of names is used and each storm that forms gets the next available name on the list, regardless of the year.

Similar WMO regional committees are involved in selecting names for other parts of the world, but not all nations involved go along with these names.
Answered by Lucky, 11 Oct '13 02:07 pm

 
  
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Oh ! Were you not consulted ? (In a lighter vane only)
Answered by syed ilyas, 11 Oct '13 02:41 pm

 
  
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Hurricanes occur every year and sometimes two or three hurricanes can be active at the same time. Using names for these hurricanes makes it much easier for meteorologists, researchers, emergency response workers, ship captains and citizens to communicate about specific hurricanes and be clearly understood.
For that reason the World Meteorological Organization develops a list of names that are assigned in alphabetical order to tropical storms as the are discovered in each hurricane season. Names can be repeated after an interval of six years, but the names of especially severe storms are permanently retired from use.
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 11 Oct '13 02:35 pm

 
  
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Regional committees of World Meteorological Organization christen every cyclone across the globe....!
Answered by Dil Se, 11 Oct '13 02:26 pm

 
  
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World Meteorological Organization develops a list of names that are assigned in alphabetical order to tropical storms as the are discovered in each hurricane season. Names can be repeated after an interval of six years, but the names of especially severe storms are permanently retired from use.
Answered by Stone Heart, 11 Oct '13 02:05 pm

 
  
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And all names are feminine :-))
Answered by Twinkle Aurora, 11 Oct '13 02:05 pm

 
  
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