Bulletin

Bulletin

Vol 69 (2) - 2020

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The WMO Bulletin is the official journal of the World Meteorological Organization. The Bulletin was first published in 1952 and is produced in English, French, Russian and Spanish. The Bulletin is currently issued twice yearly in print and online.

At the beginning of 2020, I looked forward to the 70th year of WMO as a new beginning. The WMO Community had several notable achievements to celebrate: a new Earth...

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting all sectors and activities across our societies, and there is no exception for meteorologists, hydrologists and their organizations. In such a dire situation, should National...

The ongoing global pandemic has demonstrated that WMO is much more than the official scientific body of the United Nations on the global climate, weather and water – it is...

Tropical cyclones (typhoons and hurricanes are the same phenomena named differently in different regions) are among the most frequent, frightening and life-threating of natural phenomena. They can generate winds that...

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis is impacting a broad range of activities in fields that are far from the immediate and obvious concerns related to public health. WMO activities in the...

The urgent response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the need to reduce in-person events, has required rapid conversion to distance learning delivery options to maintain capacity development goals. However, the...