How did Storm Doris get its name?



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Storm Doris, Bracelet Bay, Gower, Wales. colintomjenks

Why is the storm in the UK called Doris?

Storm names in the UK and Republic of Ireland are given names in alphabetical order, alternating between female and male names. It's a pilot project between the Met Office and the Irish met office Met Éireann. Doris is one of the names chosen by members of the public.

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