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On 8 Feb 2016 at 7:59pm nevillman wrote:
I am aware that many people are weather obsessed but is it only me who is irritated by storms being named? It is winter. We get storms. They often come in quick succession. Is this hurricane envy?
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On 8 Feb 2016 at 8:02pm Nancy Boyes wrote:
I was quite happy when they were all just called Gale.
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On 8 Feb 2016 at 8:07pm Stevenson screen wrote:
I think the should continue, but only if they can come up with puns as good as Abigail.
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On 8 Feb 2016 at 8:57pm Mavis wrote:
I agree it's ridiculous and I don't suppose for a moment the names are pulled out of a hat at the Met office, it probably involved a huge consultancy fee to someone like Captia or G4s. Then they pulled them out of a hat !!
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On 8 Feb 2016 at 11:03pm I`m voting UKIP wrote:
Europe is forcing these names on us.They are all decided in Brussels by faceless beerocrats .We never had storms or weather like what we have got before the EU forced them on us, blowing them over from Europe with their ruddy wind wind farms.We will never surrender.
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On 8 Feb 2016 at 11:16pm nevillman wrote:
Actually I have thought about it and probably does make us more aware of if and how the climate may be changing. Numbers would been as effective.
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On 8 Feb 2016 at 11:28pm IMEYOU wrote:
In my day we just called it another pooh's blustery and wet day and just got on with it!
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On 9 Feb 2016 at 11:07am Pope Francis wrote:
We work our way through the alphabet and alternate female and male names.
The next storm will be apocalyptic and will be called STORM JESUS.
 
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On 9 Feb 2016 at 11:52am Googler wrote:
Good explanation here:

Check it out here »
 
 
On 11 Feb 2016 at 7:06pm Hguh G Rexion wrote:
Wonder when we'll get storm Mohammed
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On 11 Feb 2016 at 7:31pm Sussex Jim wrote:
We already have it. The problem is, this storm does not blow by in a day or two.


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