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Met Office releases 2017/18 storm names

The Met Office has announced the list of UK storm names for 2017/18.

The national weather service uses a new naming list each season.

An annual campaign has been run since September 2015, called 'Name Our Storms', asking the public to send in suggestions.

The most popular ideas are combined with a list provided by Met Éireann in Ireland to create the final list.

The storm names for 2017/18 are:

The list omits the letters Q, U, X,Y and Z. Credit: Met Office