Monday, October 24, 2005

Out of names

While the world is focusing on Hurricane Wilma, the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season has officially broken the 1933 record for the most tropical storms in a single season. Tropical Storm Alpha (they use Greek letters when they run out of names) spawned in the east Caribbean on Saturday, and has already clobbered Haiti and the Dominican Republic, killing five people. And there are still five weeks to go...