Isis removed from list of hurricane names

April 20, 2015 8:11 PM

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The name has been removed from the official hurricane list because it has become associated with the Islamic State terrorist group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, according to the World Meteorological Organization.

The WMO's Hurricane Committee met last week in Costa Rica and voted to replace hurricane names that the United Nations group decided are no longer appropriate, Reuters reported.

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