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Tropical cyclones, also called hurricanes, are the most prevalent weather extreme in the Caribbean, which is also influenced by heavy rainfall from convective storms, strong winds and ocean waves and...
Following the 18th session of Regional Association IV (RA IV-18), the North America, Central America and the Caribbean Region moved quickly to implement its decisions and resolutions in the framework...
Caribbean Meteorological Organization (CMO) delivered two milestones in the Climate Risk and Early Warning System (CREWS) Initiative’s Caribbean Project despite several setbacks....
The first report on the State of the Climate in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020 (WMO-No. 1279) was launched at a high-level conference...
Publish Date: 22 December 2021
The Caribbean Meteorological Organization (CMO) has delivered two major milestones in the Climate Risk and Early Warning System (CREWS) Initiative’s Caribbean Project:
Publish Date: 1 December 2021
The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season officially concluded on 30 November. It was so active that, for the second consecutive year, it exhausted the regular list of names from WMO’s rotating...
Publish Date: 18 June 2021
The Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) Initiative is mobilizing an additional US$ 28 million to deliver early warning systems in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and small island developing States (SIDs) to protect lives and livelihoods from the impacts of severe weather.
Publish Date: 2 June 2021
The Caribbean is gearing up for yet another active Atlantic hurricane season, compounded by the continuing challenges and constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic and the aftermath of a major volcanic eruption.
Publish Date: 21 May 2021
Another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season is expected this year, even as many communities in the Caribbean, Central America and United States of America are still recovering from the record-breaking 2020 season, compounded by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Publish Date: 11 May 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated impacts of extreme weather and climate change in vulnerable countries but also highlighted the need to build resilience against a multitude of hazards through better early warnings and risk information.