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Why the name laila is given to the cyclone

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Asked by vasu, 24 May '10 03:39 pm
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There is no significance attached to the name but the effect it produce
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 24 May '10 04:26 pm

 
  
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Not to be feared, if any body heared it
Answered by yusuf syed, 24 May '10 03:52 pm

 
  
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Ever wondered how cyclone Laila that has wreaked havoc in coastal Andhra Pradesh got such a lyrical name? Pakistan may have the answer.

The name Laila which means dark-haired beauty or night in Persian was suggested by Pakistan to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) which is tasked by the World Meteorological Organisation to track and name cyclones in the northern Indian Ocean, an IMD official said.

The convention of naming cyclones was started by meteorologists for easy identification and analysis of storm systems and are now named as per the procedure laid down by the World Meteorological Organisation. Cyclones formed over the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea began to be named in 2004, he said.

IMD, as the Regional Specialised Meteorological Center, has the mandate to provide weather advisories to seven countries - Bangladesh, the Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Thailand and Sri Lanka besides India. It also asks these countries to suggest names for the cyclones, ...more
Answered by gsuryanarayana, 24 May '10 03:41 pm

 
  
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Ailaa ki bohin hai
Answered by Rakhee, 24 May '10 03:40 pm

 
  
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Plz go to this site i think u get ur answer all storm named due to there strength and laila name is not given recently its laready named few year back..more

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