Weather of Arabia - Tropical conditions that form in the northern Indian Ocean, including the Bay of Bengal, are named by the Specialized Regional Meteorological Center based in New Delhi - India on behalf of the member countries of the International Meteorological Organization for Asia and the Pacific, and 65 Arabic names have been registered in the proposed list. From the group of Arab countries in the committee: the Sultanate of Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the Emirates, and Yemen.
To name tropical storms in the northern Indian Ocean, the Sea of Oman, or the Bay of Bengal, the name given in the table of names previously placed in the list by the committee is used in descending order from top to bottom, as each member of this committee is assigned to choose a name for a storm, provided that the name is easy. Pronunciation and not have any meaning, use, or political, religious, ethnic, or racial omission, then the full names are presented to the committee for consideration and approval, to be placed in the list ready for use in order.
A tropical storm developed a few hours ago over the waters of the Bay of Bengal, and it is known that tropical conditions acquire names when they develop into a tropical storm, and this time the role fell on an Arabic name, as the name (Mocha) was given to the tropical storm, and Mocha is a distorted word It means coffee, which originates from the city of Mocha in Yemen, in which Western merchants first became acquainted with coffee in the sixteenth century and remained the largest source of it for centuries.
The practice of naming storms and tropical cyclones began many years ago to aid in quick identification of storms in warning messages, assuming that names are much easier to remember than numbers and technical terms, and many believe that naming storms makes tropical cyclones easier to report in the media and raises the level of interest in warnings and enhance community preparedness.
Experience has shown that the use of short and distinct names in oral and written messages is faster and reduces the risk of error compared to complex identification methods. These advantages are especially evident in the context of exchanging detailed information about storms between hundreds of stations, coastal bases and ships in the seas scattered in scattered parts of the world.
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