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When and how the process of naming cyclones began, an analysis

Dais Newsfeed | 26/11/2020 09:11 AM | Click to read full article

At the initiative of India, in the year 2004, eight countries started to name the storms coming in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen were also added to this list in 2018.

According to the first letter of the names suggested from these 13 countries, their order is decided and the names of cyclonic storms are kept in the same order.