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Publish Date: 22 June 2021
Extreme weather phenomena take a rapid and often unpredictable course. Hazard information must therefore be accurate, fast, and legible. The Institute of Meteorology and Water Management – National Research Institute, based on the experience of the floods in 2010, developed and implemented a modern tool for operational work, which significantly improved and facilitated communication with public institutions. Nowadays, it is one of the essential elements of the national crisis management system and daily support for institutions performing various tasks in the field of water management. Read...
Publish Date: 18 June 2021
The Tokyo Climate Center (TCC) of the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has released the 64th issue of the TCC News on the TCC website. This issue covers: - El Niño Outlook (June - December 2021) - JMA's Seasonal Numerical Ensemble Prediction for Boreal Summer 2021 - Summary of the 2020/2021 Asian Winter Monsoon - TCC and WMC Tokyo co-contributions to Regional Climate Outlook Forums Read more >>
Publish Date: 16 June 2021
MGW-PIB launches a special storm service on the meteo.imgw.pl platform, in which forecasts of lightning and storm phenomena prepared by meteorologists will be published. The forecasts presented for the territory of Poland show the expected development of the storm situation for next 3 days. They are complemented by monitoring of convective phenomena with information on where the storms are currently occurring, in which direction they are moving and which of the dangerous phenomena, such as heavy rain, hail, strong wind or tornado, accompany them. Read more >>
Publish Date: 10 June 2021
May 2021 goes on record as the hottest May ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902. The mean temperature of the month was 33.5°C which is 2.4°C above the long-term normal for May and this goes on record as the highest mean monthly temperature for May since 1902. The old record was 32.8°C recorded in May 2012. Read more >>
Publish Date: 10 June 2021
Coldest May since 2010 with high rainfall and very little sunshine Offenbach, 31 May 2021 – April 2021 was much too cold in central Europe and the trend continued in May. This was caused by an extensive low-pressure system over northern Europe that drew in a continuous flow of cool Atlantic air along its southern flank. As a result, May 2021 was the coldest in Germany since 2010. All in all, the month was not only too cool but there also was little sunshine and very significant rainfall. Another feature was severe localised thunderstorms. Heavy rain, storm-force gusts and even an F1 tornado...
Publish Date: 10 June 2021
Offenbach, 31 May 2021 – Spring 2021 was much too cool. Thus, the series of excessively warm springs in Germany, which had started in 2013, came to an end. The cool north winds in April and the inflow of fresh maritime air in May, in particular, kept average temperatures low. Summery weather only made a brief appearance. Whereas the amount of precipitation was less than the long-term average, the sunshine duration was slightly higher than normal. This is the summary announced by the Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD) after an initial analysis of the observations from its approximately 2,000...
Publish Date: 4 June 2021
On May 20-21, 2021, the North Eurasian Climate Center, which was founded on the basis of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia under the auspices of the National Research Institutes of Roshydromet and the meteorological services of the CIS countries, hosted the 20th Anniversary Session of the North Eurasian Climate Forum (NEACOF-20) in the form of a video conference. Among the participants were representatives of the WMO Secretariat, experts of Beijing Climate Center, Tokyo Climate Center of JMA, Pune Climate Center, Meteo-France, Regional Climate Center of RAVI network, specialists from...
Publish Date: 1 June 2021
On May 13, the first-generation of global atmospheric and land surface reanalysis products (CRA) of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) are officially released in Beijing. CRA products have filled the gaps in China's global atmospheric reanalysis field. The products are shared with users through the China Meteorological Data Service Centre website ( http://www.nmic.cn/ ). CRA has reconstructed the global three-dimensional atmospheric conditions from the ground to an altitude of 55 kilometers since 1979, with a time resolution of 6 hours and a horizontal resolution of 34 kilometers....
Publish Date: 31 May 2021
The international community has made diverse efforts and investments to respond to global climate crisis and achieve shared growth. In line with this effort, the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) has implemented various international development cooperation projects and education and training programs to support its partner countries vulnerable to disaster hazards, especially in Asia. As part of the effort, the KMA will be holding Global Forum on International Development Cooperation for Climate Change Response in Asia, to share development cooperation activities in the field of...
Publish Date: 22 April 2021
The year 2020 is the warmest year on record in Morocco after 2017 and 2010, with an annual national mean temperature anomaly of +1.4 °C warmer than the average for 1981-2010. Morocco’s climate, in 2020, was marked by unusually warm minimum and maximum annual temperatures and an almost generalized drier-than-average condition across the country.