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Weather Facts: History of Hurricane Names | weatheronline.co.uk

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For many years hurricanes and other tropical storms bore only girls' names. ... Hurricanes that have a severe impact on lives or the economy are remembered by ...

How do hurricanes get their names? | Earth | EarthSky

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Jun 4, 2016 ... Here are the hurricane names for the 2016 season. ... of names, the system was revised so that storms would be named after female names.

Tropical Cyclone Naming History and Retired Names

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In the past, confusion and false rumors have arisen when storm advisories broadcast ... That year, the United States began using female names for storms. ... The only time that there is a change is if a storm is so deadly or costly that the future ...

Why do hurricanes and cyclones have female names? - Quora

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Because the other half of them have male names. There is a predetermined list of storm names .... It's not as if we can just sway one way or the other. With that ...

Female hurricanes are deadlier than male hurricanes, study says ...

www.cnn.com/2016/09/01/health/female-hurricanes-deadlier-than-male-hurricanes-trnd/

Sep 1, 2016 ... Apparently sexism isn't just a social problem -- if you're in the path of a hurricane, ... for hurricanes depending on whether the storm has a male or female name. " Feminine-named hurricanes (vs. masculine-named hurricanes) ...

Female-named hurricanes kill more than male hurricanes because ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2014/06/02/female-named-hurricanes-kill-more-than-male-because-people-dont-respect-them-study-finds/

Jun 2, 2014 ... Hurricanes have been named since 1950. Originally, only female names were used; male names were introduced into the mix in 1979.

How Are Hurricanes Named? - Live Science

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Aug 27, 2012 ... Initially, all hurricane names were female, with the first "girl" hurricane ... The lists contain French, Spanish, Dutch and English names because ...

Why Have Female Hurricanes Killed More People Than Male Ones ...

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Jun 2, 2014 ... They only started getting male names on alternate years in 1979. This matters because hurricanes have also, on average, been getting less ...

Hurricane names - how are they decided? - The Telegraph

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Oct 16, 2016 ... The original list featured only women's names and in 1979, men's ... Members will have to decide whether Hurricane Matthew, which took ...

Battle of the Hurricane Sexes: Male vs. Female Storms - Live Science

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Aug 27, 2011 ... In terms of destructive hurricanes, the guys hold a slight edge over the ladies. ... deadliest, costliest hurricanes have been tagged with male names. To keep things fair, we only included hurricanes since 1979, as all hurricanes ...