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Publish Date: 26 January 2022
The Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) are issuing a call for weather, climate & hydrological information datasets to be made open and freely available as digital public goods . This was driven by the efforts of the DPGA’s Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice that focused on DPGs with the potential to impact climate and weather services
Publish Date: 21 January 2022
Forecasts and warnings of sand and dust storms in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa are now more readily accessible thanks to a new website designed to meet growing user needs for more information on these major hazards which affect weather, climate, the environment, health and economies in many parts of the world
Publish Date: 11 January 2022
Professor Amanda Lynch (United States of America) has been elected as Chair of the WMO Research Board, which is responsible for guiding translating the aims of the WMO Members into overarching research priorities to be implemented the activities of different research programmes.
Publish Date: 13 December 2021
As the mid-latitude countries of the Northern Hemisphere enter a second winter of the COVID-19 pandemic, the role that seasonality plays in the risk of COVID-19 transmission has again taken centre stage.
Publish Date: 7 December 2021
The Asia-Pacific Typhoon Collaborative Research Center (AP-TCRC) has been inaugurated in the Chinese coastal city of Shanghai, serving as a role model for regional coordination and cooperation in support of disaster risk reduction.
Publish Date: 9 December 2021
As the economic and human impacts of extreme weather and climate change increase, forecasts not just of what the weather will BE, but of what the weather will DO are...
Publish Date: 3 December 2021
At the onset of the southern hemisphere summer, WMO is promoting a new SunSmart Global Ultraviolet Radiation mobile telephone App, which has been developed by leading health, radiation and weather organizations. It provides geo-located 5-day Ultraviolet (UV) and weather forecasts and sun protection times along with tailored notifications.
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...