The name Gordon has been used for five tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean since 1988, when it replaced the name Gilbert on the list of hurricane names.
Hurricane Gordon (1994) – killed 1,122 in Haiti, and 23 in other nations. Damage in the United States was $400 million, and damage in Haiti and Cuba was severe. Despite the damage caused, however, the name was not retired.
Hurricane Gordon (2000) – formed near Guatemala, cut across the Yucatán Peninsula and later hit Florida as a tropical storm. Killed 23 in Guatemala and one in Florida, and $10.8 million damage there (no figure for Guatemala).
Hurricane Gordon (2006) – formed in the central North Atlantic, tracked north and east while becoming a Category 3 major hurricane. Crossed the Azores as a category 1 storm before dissipating over western Europe.
Hurricane Gordon (2012) – North Atlantic hurricane that passed over the eastern Azores as a Category 1 hurricane.
Tropical Storm Gordon (2018) – currently active.The name Gordon was also used for four tropical cyclones in the western Pacific Ocean.
Tropical Storm Gordon (1979) (T7910, 07W, Herming) – Strong tropical storm which made landfall in China.
Typhoon Gordon (1982) (T8216, 16W) – Category 3 typhoon with no known effects on land.
Tropical Storm Gordon (1985) (T8527, 24W) – Weak tropical storm which made landfall in Vietnam.
Typhoon Gordon (1989) (T8908, 08W, Goring) – Powerful Category 5 super typhoon which crossed extreme northern Luzon at peak intensity before making landfall southwest of Hong Kong as a strong tropical storm. 306 people were killed by Gordon, and 120,000 were left homeless in the Philippines.The name Gordon has also been used for one tropical cyclone in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Cyclone Gordon (1979) Wikipedia