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What's in a name? How Cyclone 'Tauktae' was given its moniker

IndiaTimes Sunday, 16 May 2021
Cyclone Tauktae on Sunday intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" over Eastcentral Arabian Sea, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. It is very likely to intensify further during the next 12 hours, and reach the coast of Gujarat on May 17.
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News video: Cyclone Yaas predicted to form over Bay of Bengal | Intensity less than Cyclone Tauktae

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After Cyclone Tauktae, an early indication of another system being formed over the Bay of Bengal is being observed. A low-pressure area is apparently over the Bay of Bengal, which is likely to hit India’s eastern coast around May 27. If the cyclone is formed, it would be called ‘Yaas’, a name...

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