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Know how does the naming of cyclone happen?

Friday - May 3, 2019 11:14 am , Category : WTN SPECIAL
'Fani' Cyclone hits the coastal area of Odisha
'Fani' Cyclone hits the coastal area of Odisha

The naming of cyclone: Nominations of Cyclones kept in the letters from A to W based on the male and female names

May 03 (WTN) - As you know, the 'Fani' Cyclone is wreaking havoc in the eastern coast of India. The speed of winds in the Cyclone is about 200 kilometers per hour, and this Cyclone has hit the coastal areas of Odisha. As a precaution, alerts are continuing in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. In the midst of this, you might be wondering how the names of Cyclones are determined. First of all, we will tell you what is meant by 'Fani' and which country has named it?

For your information, let you know that the name 'Fani' of the Cyclone has been given by Bangladesh. 'Fani' means a snake. Before this, the names of Cyclones were kept Nilofar, Titli, Bijli and Jal. According to meteorological experts, 'Fani’ is a Tropical Cyclone. Let you know that the Tropical Cyclones are known differently in different parts of the world.

Officially the naming of Cyclones was started in 1953. For your information, let you know that that there was no process of the naming of the Cyclone earlier. Any Cyclone is named after its’ speed calculation, and its speed should be at least 63 kilometers per hour. In addition, if the speed of the Cyclone is 118 kilometers per hour then it is considered a 'Severe Cyclone'. If the speed of the Cyclone increases more than 200 kilometers per hour, then it is placed in the category of 'Super Cyclone'.

The 'Fani' Cyclone started in the northern part of the Indian Ocean, in such a situation, the responsibility of keeping the name of the Cyclone was to the nations of the region. This time the name of this Super Cyclone has been given by Bangladesh, 'Fani', which means the snake. 

Now you would want to know what is the gender of the Cyclone i.e. the Cyclone is male or female. By the way Cyclone comes in the male gender. But for your information, let you know that the first the Cyclone only got the name of women. In the year 1953, the American Meteorological Department determined that the name of the Cyclone would be named on the name of the women and would be started from A to W letter. But after the protest of the women organizations, the naming of the Cyclone also started on the name of men.

Talk about the Indian subcontinent and the Indian Ocean, the tradition of naming of the Cyclone in the countries was started since the year 2000. These countries include India, Bangladesh, Maldives and Myanmar. The World Metrological Organization now works to give the names of the Cyclones. According to the area where the storm will come, its name will be kept there by regional agencies.

That is, the first Cyclone coming in the beginning of any year will be named on the letter A of English and the subsequent Cyclones will be named after the B letter. As soon as the Cyclones come, the name of the Cyclones will be kept after the first letter. For your information, let you know that the Cyclones that occur in 2014, 2016 and 2018, i.e.in the even years are named in the name of men. On the other hand, the Cyclones those occur in such as the years of 2013, 2015 and 2017 i.e.in the odd years are named in the name of women.