Understanding cyclone Mekunu

Mekunu in Maldivian language or Beyah in Arabic, the tropical cyclone brewing in the Arabian Sea, is named after a fish. All the countries which have coasts on the northern Indian Ocean are part of the regional committee and they christen all the tropical storms that are formed in the northern part of the Indian Ocean. This region includes Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. The idea of naming the tropical storm is for archiving, and for research purpose, as well as climatic studies in addition to being part of climate data.