The UK Met office starting naming storms in 2015. They issue the names each September and the list runs from early September until late August in the following year. A storm is named when it has the potential to cause an amber or red warning.

To ensure consistency with the US National Hurricane Centre naming conventions, the Met Office do not include names which begin with the letters Q, U, X, Y and Z. For 2020/21 the names are:

Here’s the latest status

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Named Storm Date Named Date Expected to Impact UK and / or Ireland
Aiden    
Bella    
Christoph    
Darcy     
Evert     
Fleur     
Gavin     
Heulwen     
Iain     
 Julia    
Klaas     
 Lilah    
Minne     
Naia     
Oscar     
Phoebe     
Ravi     
Saidhbhín     
Tobias     

Last Updated on 2nd September 2021 : Originally published on 2nd September 2021