Weather forecasters have unveiled a new list of storm names selected from a public poll and the results include the likes of "Barney", "Desmond", "Nigel", "Steve" and "Wendy".

The Met Office and Ireland's Met Eireann called for submissions in the hope of raising awareness about the strength of storms affecting both islands.

One name was picked for every letter of the alphabet except Q, U, X, Y and Z.

These are the 21 names chosen for 2015-16:

Abigail

Barney

Clodagh

Desmond

Eva

Frank

Gertrude

Henry

Imogen

Jake

Katie

Lawrence

Mary

Nigel

Orla

Phil

Rhonda

Steve

Tegan

Vernon

Wendy

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