Hurricane Names Retired

By: Associated Press and WTVY
By: Associated Press and WTVY

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hurricanes Igor and Tomas will are no longer a

The World Meteorological Organization has retired the two names from those used in 2010 because of the damage they caused. Names are retired from time to time to avoid confusion.

There are six lists of hurricane names used in rotation in the Atlantic and Caribbean region. When the 2010 list comes around again in 2016, Igor and Tomas will be replaced by Ian and Tobias.

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