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Publish Date:
23 June 2018

The World Meteorological Organization and the China Meteorological Administration have set up a trust fund to underpin regional cooperation on the so-called Belt and Road Initiative.

The trust fund will facilitate implementation of an agreement signed in 2017 to promote meteorological support for the initiative. This includes work in disaster risk reduction, climate services, integrated observation, research and capacity development by reinforcing regional meteorological exchanges and collaboration, to upgrade regional...

Publish Date:
22 June 2018

New report card shows state of ocean observing system

A new Ocean Observing System report card provides a snapshot of ocean observations, which are critical to predict and manage extreme weather and coastal hazards as well as to monitor the state of our seas.

The report card highlights progress, priorities and shortcomings in ocean observations in an era of growing impacts on burgeoning coastal populations from sea level rise,...

Publish Date:
22 June 2018

The Korean Meteorological Administration has signed an agreement with the World Meteorological Organization to host the International Coordination Office for the second phase of a project which aims to improve predictions at sub-seasonal to seasonal timescales.

Publish Date:
21 June 2018

WMO Executive Council has given its backing to the science implementation plan for a new Integrated Global Greenhouse Gas Information System (IG3IS) to help guide emission-reduction actions under the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Publish Date:
21 June 2018

WMO has issued its annual report for 2017: Services for Decision-Making. The report, issued during the Executive Council meeting, focuses on the knowledge-base, information for decision-making, supporting sustainable development, and also looks at WMO’s budgets, staffing and structure.

The Third Pacific Meteorological Council opened in the Kingdom of Tonga today bringing together over 1

The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for January to June 2015, as well as fo