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#UK Met Office

# uk-met-office - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Know anyone with a stormy personality? Met Éireann wants your help naming this year's winter storms

This winter will be the fifth that the forecaster is naming storms before they happen.

# uk-met-office - Friday 1 March, 2019

Storm Freya to hit UK with gusts of up to 128km/h - but Ireland looks set to avoid its strongest winds

Conditions across the country are set to change across the country this weekend.

# uk-met-office - Sunday 21 October, 2018

A US sitcom, pronunciation and Irish 'imbalance' among concerns raised in naming of 2018-19 storms

Emails released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal how Met Éireann and the UK Met Office named this year’s storms.

# uk-met-office - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named

The practice of assigning names to storms began in the 1950s.

# uk-met-office - Saturday 10 September, 2011

Sting in the tail: Katia to bring 160km/h winds to Ireland

Hurricane Katia is set to hit Ireland on Sunday night, with the north-west set to face winds of up to 100 miles an hour.