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.
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Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 January 2018 – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and Minister of Presidential Affairs, the awardees of the Third Cycle of the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science were announced and honored at an exclusive ceremony held as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2018.
A high-level delegation from the United Arab Emirates Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science (UAEREP) participated in a two-week European research cooperation visit to promote the country’s path-breaking initiative and exchange innovative ideas on rain enhancement towards encouraging deeper collaboration in this promising field of atmospheric research.
Led by His Excellency Dr Abdullah Al Mandoos, Director of the UAE National Center of Meteorology & Seismology (NCMS), the delegation comprised Omar Al Yazeedi, Director of Research, Development and Training, Mohamed Al Mheiri, Head of Media and Marketing Services and Sufian Farrah, Senior forecaster at NCMS.