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Publish Date: 4 August 2021
July 2021 goes on record as the second hottest July ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902. The mean temperature of the month was 36.5°C which is 1.4°C above the long-term normal for July and this goes on record as the second highest mean temperature for July since 1902 and only exceeded by July 2017 and 2020 with a record of 36.9°C. Read more >>
Publish Date: 27 July 2021
Pour relever les défis liés au climat, la Côte d’Ivoire a mis en place des programmes dans lesquels intervient le Service Météorologique National. C’est dans ce contexte que la Côte d’Ivoire a élaboré son Cadre National pour les Services Climatiques (CNSC) qui est piloté par le Service Météorologique National (SMN) de la Société D’exploitation et de développement Aéroportuaire, Aéronautique et Météorologique (SODEXAM) avec l’appui de l’Organisation Météorologique Mondiale (OMM). Ce cadre (CNSC 2016-2020) qui a été adopté en 2017, a permis d’identifier les principaux acteurs au sein des de...
Publish Date: 27 July 2021
Les Experts ivoiriens se consultent pour la mise en place d’un cadre national d’évaluation de l’évolution du climat. Une quarantaine d’experts ivoiriens issus de plusieurs institutions publiques et privées dont le ministère de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable et la Société de Développement et d’Exploitation aéronautique Aéroportuaire et Météorologique (SODEXAM), ont tenu un atelier de consultation nationale relatif à la mise en place du Groupe d’Experts National sur l’Évolution du Climat (GENEC) en Côte d’Ivoire du jeudi 06 au vendredi 07 Mai 2021 à l’image du Groupe d’Experts...
Publish Date: 26 July 2021
Recently, many parts of the world have been subjected to extreme weather events like heavy rain or heat wave. While in mid-late July, heavy rains have battered large portions of North China and Huanghuai Region. During the response to the heavy rain, multiple cutting-edge forecasting technologies and modernization results have been harnessed by China Meteorological Administration (CMA). Read more >>
Publish Date: 20 July 2021
“Hurry up! Rainstorm is just around the corner.Rush to the shelter at once, please!” At 5:54 p.m. on July 5, the loudspeaker suddenly sounded the alarm in Xiangjiao Township, Muli County, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. The sound of sirens, alarms, and shouts broke the peace in Xiangjiao Township. Xiangjiao Township, is located in mountain area. Due to its terrain, it is susceptible to floods and mudslides during the flood season. Read more >>
Publish Date: 13 July 2021
The annual lightning report 2020-2021 contains a mapping of entire lightning strikes over India and all 37 states and union territories along with its impacts and detailed analysis. The report is of extremely high value and it is very useful for disaster management authorities/departments at the National and state level that is NDMA and SDMAs, all the scientific institutions involved in weather and lightning for understanding the hazard, generation of early warning and solutions to lightning, pulmonologists, weather scientists, disaster management professionals, rural and urban development...
Publish Date: 9 July 2021
Since the beginning of the new year, IMGW-PIB has released a new testing system for fire danger forecasting dedicated to forest areas. Forecasts are made for the whole of Poland, on a grid with a spatial resolution of 2.5 x 2.5 km. They are prepared once a day at 12:00 UTC, with a time advance of 24 and 48 hours. This is the first forest fire danger forecasting system in Poland with high spatial resolution and such a long forecast period. The forest fire danger forecasting system was developed at the Meteorological Analysis and Long-Range Forecasts Office within the structures of the...
Publish Date: 7 July 2021
On 7:28 a.m. 5 July (BJT), 2021, Fengyun-3E meteorological satellite (hereafter referred to as FY-3E satellite) was successfully lifted off at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, Gansu province. It is the first early morning orbit meteorological satellite for civil use in the world. FY-3E satellite will fill in the vacancy of global early morning orbit observing, joining Chinese FY-3C and FY-3D satellite to realize coverage of early morning, morning and afternoon orbits. They will provide global data coverage for numerical weather prediction (NWP) at 6-hour interval, and effectively ramp up...
Publish Date: 7 July 2021
June 2021 was slightly warmer than normal in temperatures with above average Wind Speed. The mean temperature of the month was 34.1°C which is 0.1°C above the long-term normal for June. Note that the highest mean monthly temperature for June was 36.3°C recorded in 2019. The mean maximum temperature of the month was 38.2°C which is 0.4°C below the long-term normal. Note that the highest mean monthly maximum for June was 40.9°C recorded in 2019. Read more >>
Publish Date: 29 June 2021
According to the WHO, since 1998, more than 2 billion people worldwide have been affected by floods – directly or indirectly. The European Environment Agency reports that between 1980 and 2017, the economic losses due to floods in the European Union alone amounted to nearly 160 billion Euro. Besides the construction and development of flood prevention infrastructure, the risk management of floods is an important tool for combating floods. The most important element for assessing and verifying flood risks are the flood hazard maps and the flood risk maps, developed as part of the project by...