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WMO Hurricane Committee retires 4 tropical cyclone names, ends the use of Greek alphabet

The World Meteorological Organization’s Hurricane Committee has retired Dorian (2019) and Laura, Eta, and Iota (2020) from the rotating lists of Atlantic tropical cyclone names because of the death and destruction they caused.

Florence and Michael retired by the World Meteorological Organization

Florence and Michael won’t have another chance to wreak havoc in the Atlantic Basin.

World Meteorological Organization retires 4 hurricane names from 2017 season

After they wreaked havoc on the United States and Caribbean in 2017, the World Meteorological Organization has retired four hurricane names: Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate.

Sandy retired from tropical storm name list

Sandy is being retired from the list of tropical storm names because of the catastrophic damage its massive size and strength caused along the East Coast last year.

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