News from Members

Publish Date:
21 June 2022

The Tokyo Climate Center (TCC) of the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has released the 68th issue of the TCC News on the TCC website. This issue covers: - El Niño Outlook (June - December 2022) - JMA's Seasonal Numerical Ensemble Prediction for Boreal Summer 2022 - Summary of the 2021/2022 Asian Winter Monsoon - TCC and WMC Tokyo co-contributions to Regional Climate Outlook Forums

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Publish Date:
8 June 2022

On May 23, Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) Surface Reference Network Lead Centre (GSRN-LC) was initiated in the national meteorological observing real-time operational platform, Beijing. GSRN-LC is hosted by World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and undertaken by China Meteorological Administration (CMA). Dr. Yu Xinwen, Deputy Administrator of CMA, Dr. Zhang Wenjian, Assistant Secretary-General of WMO, GCOS Secretariat, WMO officials from GSRN task team, and representative from CMA attended this event. 

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Publish Date:
8 June 2022

May 2022 was slightly cooler than normal in temperatures with above average wind speed. The mean temperature of the month was 30.6°C which is 0.5°C below the long-term normal for May. Note that the highest mean monthly temperature for May was 33.5°C recorded in 2021. The mean maximum temperature of the month was 34.6°C which is 1.5°C below the long-term normal. Note that the highest mean monthly maximum temperature for May was 38.9°C recorded in 2021.

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Publish Date:
3 June 2022

On the 20th of May 2022, NiMet DG/CEO Professor Mansur Bako Matazu participated as a technical expert in the Public Presentation of the Disaster Risk Management Implications of Nigerian Meteorological Agency’s 2022 Seasonal Climate Prediction (SCP) and the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency’s (NIHSA) 2022 Annual Flood Outlook. The event was organised in Abuja, Nigeria by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

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Publish Date:
1 June 2022

The 22nd Ordinary session of the Governing Board of the African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD) took place in Abuja on the 5th and 6th May 2022. This was the first meeting since the assumption of office by Professor Mansur Bako Matazu as the Chairperson of the Board, and was held under the aegis of the Honourable Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika.

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