Publish Date:
24 March 2023

Governments should “put your money where your mouth is”  to ensure that the flagship UN Early Warnings for All initiative reaches its goal to protect everyone from dangerous weather by 2027, according to a top UN envoy.

“We can and must spare no effort to ensure that people and communities and countries are afforded with tools to save lives and livelihoods. We have a once in a generation opportunity to...

Publish Date:
22 March 2023

The first UN water conference in a generation, the UN 2023 Water Conference, opens 22 April.  It will be a watershed moment to mobilize Member States, the UN system and stakeholders to take action and bring successful solutions to a global scale. A top-level WMO delegation is at the conference in New York to call for united water and climate action and for Early Warnings for All against increasing water-related hazards

Publish Date:
14 March 2023

WMO’s Regional Association for Asia has thrown its weight behind the United Nations initiative to ensure Early Warning for All in the world’s most disaster-prone region, which is home to more than half of the global population.

Publish Date:
13 March 2023

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) began its meeting today to approve the Synthesis Report to the Sixth Assessment Report. The session, taking place in Interlaken, Switzerland, is scheduled to run until 17 March.

Publish Date:
10 March 2023

The World Meteorological Organization is setting up an expert committee to evaluate whether tropical cyclone Freddy has broken the record as the longest-lasting tropical cyclone on record. It has been a named tropical cyclone for 33 days, crossed the entire South Indian Ocean and travelled more than 10,000 kilometers. The accumulated cyclone energy (index used to measure the energy) is the equivalent of an average full North Atlantic hurricane season.