Talk:Tropical cyclone naming
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Each year, the names of particularly destructive storms (if there are any) are "retired" and new names are chosen to take their place. Add a new section Tropical cyclone naming#Retirement.
And mention that e.g., here in Taiwan, highly remembered "Nari" is coming around again, apparently the last one was not big enough for the big wigs to retire -- which only makes them look dumb...
Jidanni 03:39, 13 September 2007 (UTC)
- I'm not so sure about that last "makes them look dumb" point. But the article does need a section about retirement. Titoxd(?!? - cool stuff) 18:28, 18 October 2007 (UTC)
New England blizzards?
There is no commonly-used scheme for naming blizzards in New England. Who is "Travelers Weather Service"? And why is their internatl naming convention mentioned in the article? This looks like spam, promoting a private weather company, and describing a storm naming scheme that is completely unknown to most New Enlanders. Unless someone provides supporting information, I will delete the mention of Travelers Weather Service and supposed names of New England blizzards. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 18:37, 2 June 2009 (UTC)
The North Indian Ocean
... started to name cyclonic storms within the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea (see lede). Really? That is a rather unusual activity for an ocean :-) However, I don't know who actually does the naming, I did not change the text. KarlFrei (talk) 15:06, 26 August 2011 (UTC)
- Ive reworded it to clarify who names TCs in the NIO, but i dont get what you are on about regarding the unusual activity?.Jason Rees (talk) 15:10, 26 August 2011 (UTC)
What does this mean? Can someone please rewrite this in English?
Controversy As the RSMC did not have the right to assign a name, it could lead to controversy. RSMC demonstrated the issue by Gerard (2005) and not criticized Mauritius for the late naming. The system was rapidly intensifying overnight and assessed by RSMC as a Severe Tropical Storm (50kt, 985hPa) at 00UTC. Nevertheless, Mauritius refused to give a name at night. When the name "Gerard" first appeared in bulletins at 06UTC, the storm was already at near hurricane strength (60kt, 975hPa). 
Similar discrepancy also happened in western north Pacific before the end of 1999, when JMA was the RSMC while JTWC had the naming right.