Names of storms

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Dear Meteorological Office,

1. Who, or which committee decides on names for storms to hit the UK?
2. How does she/he or it choose the names?

Yours faithfully,

Mike Magee

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Dear Meteorological Office,

1. Who, or which committee decides on names for storms to hit the UK?
2. How does she/he or it choose the names?

Yours faithfully,

Mike Magee

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Dear Mr Magee

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Dear Meteorological Office,

1. Who, or which committee decides on names for storms to hit the UK?
2. How does she/he or it choose the names?

Yours faithfully,

Mike Magee

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