News

Publish Date:
20 April 2018

WMO’s Commission for Agricultural Meteorology has held its quadrennial session,  focusing on improved weather and climate services for farmers and the agricultural sector in order to boost food security and sustainable development.

Publish Date:
20 April 2018

Normal rainfall is most likely during the 2018 southwest monsoon season (June – September) over most parts of South Asia. However, above normal rainfall is likely over some areas in east central India and southeastern parts of the region. Below-normal rainfall is likely over some areas of southern, northwestern and northeastern parts of South Asia.

Publish Date:
12 April 2018

For the United Nations System, in particular, conserving and sustainably managing the ocean and its resources requires ever-stronger dialogue and cooperation between the twenty-four agencies working on ocean issues.

Publish Date:
12 April 2018

The World Meteorological Organization’s Hurricane Committee meets from 9 to 13 April to review the devastating 2017 Atlantic hurricane season and to discuss regional coordination and operational planning to protect lives and property in the forthcoming one. 

Publish Date:
11 April 2018

A pathway to increase the effectiveness and sustainability of investments in weather, climate and hydrological services has been adopted at a conference convened by the World Meteorological Organization, the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR). The central theme of the conference on 21-22 March was “Beyond business as usual – closing the capacity gap.”  It brought together 100 representatives from national meteorological and hydrological services, multilateral development banks and financing and technical institutions.