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Publish Date: 31 August 2016
Weather experts are meeting in Honiara, Solomon Islands to discuss further improvement of forecasting and providing early warnings on severe weather such as heavy rainfall, strong winds and high waves associated with tropical cyclones and other weather events. This is organized under the WMO Severe Weather Forecast and Disaster Risk Reduction Demonstration Project (SWFDDP).
Publish Date: 31 August 2016
25 August 2016, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea - Differences in the meanings behind meteorological terms such as ‘isolated showers’, ‘scattered showers’ and ‘brief showers’ were discussed when forming a glossary for use by the Papua New Guinea National Weather Service (PNGNWS) at a training this week.
Publish Date: 29 August 2016
Experts on tropical cyclones warnings are meeting in at the Forum Fishery Agency (FFA) Conference Room in Honiara, Solomon Islands to discuss further improvement of coordinating warnings of tropical cyclones among countries in the South Pacific and South-East Indian Oceans. The meeting which is referred to as the 16 th session of the WMO Regional Association V (South-West Pacific) Tropical Cyclone Committee for the South Pacific and South-East Indian Oceans is officially opened today at 10:00 a.m, 29 th August 2016 by Hon. Minister Samuel Manetoali, Ministry of Environment, Climate Change,...
Publish Date: 25 August 2016
The Pacific Islands Education, Training and Research (PIETR) Panel commenced its one-day discussion on 24 August 2016 with the ultimate aim to improving education, training and research in the fields of meteorology, climatology, hydrology and related fields.
Publish Date: 24 August 2016
The achievement of certification of the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service (SIM) as the Organization for meteorological services provider on the 12 th of August 2016 is great milestone in the...
Publish Date: 23 August 2016
The fourth meeting of the UNESCO/IOC PTWS Regional Working Group on Tsunami Warning and Mitigation in the Southwest Pacific got under way in Honiara, Solomon Islands today (22 Aug’ 2016).
Publish Date: 22 August 2016
The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) are teaming up to increase their international development cooperation. The two organizations have signed a formal Memorandum...
Publish Date: 17 August 2016
Del 16 al 18 de agosto, se reunirán en la sede central del Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú (SENAMHI) representantes de importantes instituciones científicas de los países sudamericanos con el fin de evaluar la implementación de un Sistema Guía de Crecidas Repentinas en sus respectivas naciones. El taller “Establecimiento de un Sistema Guía de Crecidas Repentinas para América del Sur” se realizará en el auditorio institucional y participarán aproximadamente 24 científicos de los países de dicha región a excepción de Guayana Francesa, para tal efecto se han designado por...
Publish Date: 10 August 2016
July 2016 goes on record as the hottest July ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902. The mean temperature of the month was 36.0°C. This is 2.1°C above the long-term normal. This is same as July 2012. The mean maximum temperature of the month was 39.8°C. This goes on record as the eight highest mean maximum temperatures for July since 1946.The highest temperature recorded in the month was 43.4°C set on the 20 th July at Bahrain International Airport. During the month Bahrain had 14 days with maximum temperature which exceeded 40°C. Read more >>
Publish Date: 5 August 2016
The Members of the historical Italian Geophysical Association (AGI), founded in 1951, unanimously approved the adoption of a new name - Italian Association of Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology (AISAM) - and a new statute during their General Assembly held on July 27th 2016 in Rome. In light of these changes, the Association's structure is significantly changed as well as its mission, focusing on Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, and efficiently responding to the needs of the national community working in these scientific areas. The adoption of the new statute represents the final step...