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The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has announced its list of names of tropical storms and hurricanes for the upcoming hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, which begins on June 1 and continues until November 30.

A statement by the Foundation, which is based in Geneva, Switzerland, explained that the decision in this sense enhances communication with the public and other United Nations agencies, and makes it easier to remember their abbreviated names in historical memory.

The relationship includes Alberto, Beryl, Chris, Debbie, Ernesto, Francine, Gordon, Helen, Isaac, Joyce, Kirk, Leslie, Milton, Nadine, Oscar, Patty, Rafael, Sarah, Tony, Valerie and William.

According to the World Meteorological Organization, the most intense tropical cyclones have been classified since 1953, and to do this, they used six lists of 21 classifications that are repeated every six years.

As for the deadliest hurricanes, they have been removed from the list and replaced with new names, as evidenced by the fact. Since 1972, they have drawn 95 people, some of whom have a very high profile in the media, such as Caterina and Wilma (2005) and Paloma (2008).

In the case of Cuba, the Institute of Meteorology's Prediction Center described the 2023 hurricane season as active in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico.

In that area alone, 19 tropical storms formed, seven of which became hurricanes: Don, Franklin, Idalia, Lee, Margot, Neville, and Tammy.

Three of them reached a high, Saffir-Simpson scale maximum of 5 categories, Franklin and Idalia, both 4; And read.

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With the creation of 19 titled tropical organizations, this crusade is among the five most active crusades of the current 21st century.

(taken from ACN)

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