Over 160 participants from Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) regions and Europe gathered online on 30 March to take part in the official launch of the Intra-ACP Climate Services and Related Applications Programme (ClimSA).
A successful four-year project in East Africa has demonstrated how improved weather, water and climate services save lives and livelihoods and support socio-economic development of vulnerable communities. The High Impact Weather Lake System (HIGHWAY) project established a pilot regional Early Warning System to inform fisherfolk and other local stakeholders about high impact weather events on Lake Victoria. There is now growing momentum to scale up the investment as part of support for the implementation plan of the East African Community (EAC) Regional Early Warning System Vision 2025.
The 5th African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET-5) Session took place virtually on 17 March 202. It was preceded by the technical segment on 16 March.
WMO Regional Association IV (North America, Central America and Caribbean)
Supplemental list of names of tropical cyclones
To be used in the event that regular rotating lists are exhausted and in lieu of the Greek Alphabet
Atlantic tropical cyclone names
Pacific tropical cyclone names