How long have storms been given names?



2017-02-23T11:04:49.649Z
2017-02-23T11:04:49.649Z

How long has the Met Office been giving storms names?

A pilot project between the UK and Irish met offices began in 2015 to see if giving storms names made the public more aware of extreme weather conditions. Early indications are that the public has indeed become better prepared when it knows named storms are coming, the Met Office says.

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