A Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) and the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) was signed at Bangkok, Thailand today (18 September 2017). The signing ceremony was attended by Mr. C.M. Shun, Director of the Hong Kong Observatory and Mr. Wanchai Sakudomchai, Director-General of the Thai Meteorological Department. A number of delegates witnessed the signing of the MOU, including government representatives of Thailand and the regional officer on meteorology from the Asia and Pacific Office of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
News from Members
The Tokyo Climate Center (TCC) of the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has released the 49th issue of the TCC News on the TCC website.
This issue covers:
- Sea Ice in the Sea of Okhotsk in the 2016/2017 Winter Season
- Kosa (Aeolian dust) Events over Japan in January-June 2017
- TCC Experts Visit Malaysia
August 2017 goes on record as the hottest August ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902. Hot and humid weather dominated the Kingdom of Bahrain during the month of August due to the moist easterly winds.
La edición mensual del boletín Clima y Salud, brinda recomendaciones a los tomadores de decisión, planificadores, participantes de distintos gremios y sectores, familias y comunidad en general, para estar preparados, adaptados y resiliented al comportamiento climático esperado para los próximos tres meses.
Funded by the Government of Japan, the Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics of the Republic of Indonesia (BMKG) and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) held 3 weeks training on National Multi-Hazards Early Warning System with Geospatial Applications for Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development from July 10th until August 2nd, 2017, at the WMO Regional Training Center, Citeko, Indonesia. The trainees consist of 12 participants from 6 Pacific Island Countries (PICs) representing each National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) and National Meteorological and Hydrological Service (NMHs).
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