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Cyclone Names

List of Names of Storms/Cyclones to be used in the South-West Indian Ocean during Cyclone Season 2016-2017


S No. Names Provided by Named on (Naming Centre)
1 ABELA Tanzania (F) 16/7/2016 (Mauritius Meteorological Services)
2 BRANSBY South Africa (M)  5/9/2016 (Malagassy Meteorological  Centre)
3 CARLOS Mauritius (M)  
4 DINEO Botswana (F)  
5 ENAWO Malawi (F)   
6 FERNANDO Mozambique (M)  
7 GABEKILE Swaziland (F)  
8 HEROLD Seychelles (M)   
9 IRONDRO Madagascar (F)   
10 JERUTO Kenya (F)  
11 KUNDAI Zimbabwe (M)  
12 LISEBO Lesotho (F)   
13 MICHEL France (M)  
14 NOUSRA Comoros (F)  
15 OLIVIER Mauritius (M)  
16 POKERA Malawi (F)  
17 QUINCY Seychelles (F)  
18 REBAONE Botswana (N)  
19 SALAMA Comoros (F)  
20 TRISTAN France (M)  
21 URSULA Kenya (F)  
22 VIOLET South Africa (F)  
23 WILSON Mozambique (M)  
24 XILA Madagascar (M)  
25 YEKELA Swaziland (M)  
26 ZAINA Tanzania (F)  

Cyclones coming from the Australian Region will retain their original name when they enter in the zone of Responsibility of Mauritius.