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.
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The United Arab Emirates National Center of Meteorology (NCM), through the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science (UAEREP), announced the call for submissions for the Program’s 5th Cycle. The program welcomes innovative research proposals with a focus on two high-priority areas: enhancing cloud formation and rain enhancement. Each winning research proposal will receive a grant of up to US$1.5 Million, distributed over three years.
Registration of proposals is open...
Al Mandous: The Science Dome contributes to the understanding of regional meteorological programs
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 12 July 2021 – The National Center of Meteorology (NCM), inaugurated the Science Dome, a new 4D dome experience to the public as part of an engagement strategy that helps audiences understand meteorology, geophysics and rain enhancement science. The Science Dome features state-of-the-art technologies, special effects, a 6K projection system and custom media. The dome is dedicated to meteorological data and has been designed to host international weather experts and to aid informal education of this process as a 4D immersive experience.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Regional Association for Asia (RAII) has held a virtual session with a focus on how to improve service delivery, disaster risk reduction, and climate resilience.
Temperatures are likely to be above normal this summer over almost the entire Arab region, notably Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Northern Morocco, Southern Oman, Yemen, Djibouti and Somalia. Normal to above normal conditions are predicted over southern Morocco, Western Mauritania, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and northern Oman.