Friday, June 2, 2023

These are the names of the storms of the 2023 season

Hurricane season for 2023 is already underway. That’s why the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released a list with the names of tropical storms and hurricanes that will hit this year.

In the Pacific, where the season began on May 15, “Adrian” would form; ‘Beatriz’ and ‘Calvin’ will continue. It is expected to end on November 30, 2023 and at least 23 storms are expected to form.

The next available names would be: Dora-Eugene-Fernanda-Greg-Hillary-Irwin-Jova-Kenneth-Lydia-Max-Norma-Otis-Pilar-Ramon-Selma-Todd-Veronica-Willie-Gina-York and Zelda.

Meanwhile, in the Atlantic and Caribbean, where the season is expected to begin on June 1 and end in November, the first name listed is “Arlene”, followed by “Brett” and “Cindy”. At least 21 storms are forecast.

They will be followed by Dawn-Emily-Franklin-Gert-Harold-Idalia-Jose-Katia-Lee-Margot-Nigel-Ophelia-Philippa-Reena-Shawn-Tammy-Vince-Whitney.

The names, as you can see, are for females and males and begin alphabetically.

The WMO uses the list of names to help communicate hurricane warnings and alert people to life-threatening hazards. In this area, storm names are reused every six years, unless the storm is so deadly that its name is no longer used.

The names that will no longer be used are

Since 1953, when the current hurricane naming system began to be used, 96 names have been removed from the lists used for the Atlantic basin.

For example, irma 2017 was removed from the list after the storm was attributed to 129 deaths in the US.

Similarly, he retreats Eta e iota.

most recently. Following the death and destruction caused by hurricanes Fiona and Ian in Central America, the Caribbean, the United States and Canada, the Hurricane Committee of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) removed these names from the list used to name tropical cyclones. has been removed. Formed in the Atlantic.

Farah will be used in place of Fiona in these lists, while Idris will replace Ian.

Fiona It was a hurricane of great magnitude and intensity that affected communities in the Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Turks and Caicos. It then moved north across the western Atlantic and struck Canada in September 2022 as a strong post-tropical cyclone, causing significant damage and many deaths along its path. The hurricane caused devastating freshwater flooding in Puerto Rico, where it made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane. It caused over US$3 billion in damage in the Caribbean and Canada and caused 29 direct and indirect fatalities. Fiona is the most severe extreme weather event to hit Canada’s Atlantic slope.

ian It was a very powerful and widespread Category 4 hurricane that struck western Cuba as a major hurricane and made landfall in southwest Florida as a Category 4 hurricane. Ian spawned a devastating hurricane in southwest Florida and caused over 150 direct and indirect fatalities and damage valued at over US$112,000 million, making it the most damaging hurricane to hit Florida and the third to hit the United States. Has caused more damage in the history of America.

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