Press Releases

Publish Date:
24 November 2020

A landmark Data Conference convened by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has set the scene for a comprehensive modernization of the roles, rules and requirements for the international exchange of observations and other data which measure the pulse of the planet.

Publish Date:
23 November 2020

The industrial slowdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic has not curbed record levels of greenhouse gases which are trapping heat in the atmosphere, increasing temperatures and driving more extreme weather, ice melt, sea-level rise and ocean acidification, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Publish Date:
16 November 2020

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has promoted free and open exchange of weather, climate and water data since 1873, and has created a global standardized network, which is the cornerstone of weather, climate and hydrological services. Lack of data from several regions has a negative impact on accuracy of early warning services globally, but especially in data sparse regions.
 

Publish Date:
29 October 2020

La Niña has developed and is expected to last into next year, affecting temperatures, precipitation and storm patterns in many parts of the world, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
 

Publish Date:
27 October 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and World Meteorological Organization have signed an agreement to increase and improve the automated reporting of meteorological data by commercial aircraft.