Why 'Kanor' changed to 'Karding' on latest Cyclone name set by PAGASA? This is due to the connotation of the name 'Kanor' as censored in the country. State weather bureau PAGASA has changed Bagyong Kanor into Bagyong Karding because the name causes "negative thoughts" according to a weather forecaster.
If you don't know yet, Mang Kanor is the nick name of Joel Lito Tiongson, a 54-year-old person who was allegedly involved in a popular sex video scandal with 15-year-old teenage girl named Jill Rose Medosa in the year 2009. As a result, PAGASA changed the name "Kanor" that causes "negative thoughts" into Karding.
Here is the list of revised PAGASA names for the 2014 typhoon season;