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The WMO hurricane committee announced in April that it would no longer use the name Ingrid for future tropical storms or hurricanes in the Atlantic, and the name Manuel in the eastern North Pacific, because of the death and destruction both storms caused in Mexico in September 2013.
Severe Weather Forecasting Demonstration Project (SWFDP) aims to enable a cascading of products and services from numerical weather prediction models from global to regional to national centres, thus ensuring that the best possible information is available to national forecasters (see Cascading Process to Improve Forecasting and Warning Services, WMO Bulletin 62(2), 2013).
El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) indicators in the tropical Pacific have generally remained at neutral levels into the early part of the second quarter of 2014; however, though it is still too early to assess the strength of any such event, a majority of models indicate that an El Niño may develop around the middle of the year.
The Group on Earth Observations (GEO), now in the final two years of its first implementation phase, is working to fill significant gaps in global environmental monitoring and analysis capabilities.