More back-up names sought for busy hurricane years


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  • Thursday, 01 Dec 2005

MIAMI (Reuters) - Meteorologists used up so many Atlantic storm names during the 2005 hurricane season that they may have to create a new back-up list in case supplies are exhausted in future busy years, U.S. forecasters said. 

Meteorologists said the busy 2005 season was part of a natural cycle of heightened Atlantic hurricane activity that could last for decades. 

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