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Publish Date: 10 December 2019
The Tokyo Climate Center (TCC) of the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has released the 58th issue of the TCC News on the TCC website. This issue covers: - TCC climate monitoring activity on stratospheric circulation in the Northern Hemisphere - El Niño Outlook (November 2019 - May 2020) - JMA's Seasonal Numerical Ensemble Prediction for Winter 2019/2020 - Cold Season Outlook for Winter 2019/2020 in Japan - Summary of the 2019 Asian Summer Monsoon - Status of the Antarctic Ozone Hole in 2019 - TCC contributions to Regional Climate Outlook Forums . Read more >>
Publish Date: 5 December 2019
November 2019 was warmer than normal in temperatures and above-average precipitation. The month was wet with 3 rainy days, accumulating 12.9 mm of precipitation at Bahrain International Airport and 3 times more than the long-term normal for November which is 3.8 mm. Note that the highest monthly rainfall ever recorded during November was 146.8 mm which occurred in 1940. Read more >>
Publish Date: 29 November 2019
In mid-November 2019, the 17-th session of the North Eurasia Climate Outlook Forum (NEACOF-17) was held on the basis of Internet resources with the participation of representatives of the Meteorological and Hydrological Services of Russia and the CIS countries. The forum discussed the main features of atmospheric circulation in June-August 2019, the skill score of forecasts of air temperature and precipitation anomalies for June-August 2019, the expected conditions of the SST in ocean and large-scale atmospheric circulation patterns for the upcoming boreal winter 2019/2020. Following the...
Publish Date: 29 November 2019
From November 18 to 19, Global Multi-Hazard Alert System in Asia (GMAS-A) Workshop was held in Haikou, Hainan. Representatives and experts from World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and 16 countries and territories of Asia in the field of disaster preparedness have carried out discussions over GMAS-A construction. This workshop is co-sponsored by China Meteorological Administration (CMA), WMO, Hong Kong Observatory (HKO), Thailand Meteorological Department, and Department of Meteorology and Hydrology of Myanmar. Mr. Yu Yong, Deputy Administrator of CMA, Dr. Zhang Wenjian, Assistant...
Publish Date: 28 November 2019
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has launched a multilingual online resource providing information on weather forecast and disaster risk reduction (DRR) to help ensure the safety of Japan’s growing number of international residents and tourists: Multilingual Information on Disaster Mitigation Read more >>
Publish Date: 14 November 2019
His Royal Highness Prince Charles is in India during 13th-14th November for celebrating British-India connections. Fascinated with the pin point accuracy of monitoring of cyclone FANI, Prince Charles visited the India Meteorological Department (IMD) today, the 13th November, 2019. Dr. M. Rajeevan, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences and Dr. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Director General of Meteorology, India Meteorological Department welcomed His Royal Highness Prince Charles to IMD. Read more >>
Publish Date: 6 November 2019
October 2019 goes on record as the hottest ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902. Hot and humid weather dominated the Kingdom of Bahrain during the month of October due to the moist easterly winds. The mean temperature of the month was 32.1°C which is 2.9°C above the long-term normal for October and this goes on record as the highest mean temperatures for the month of October since 1902. The old record was 31.7°C in October 2015. Read more >>
Publish Date: 23 October 2019
Mr Roy Mumu, Secretary for the Department of Transport officially launched the National Weather Service’s Strategic Plan (2019-2023). The launching event is part of the Second Workshop of the CREWS Papua New Guinea Project’s Stakeholders Consultation. The Strategic Plan is the first ever plan for the NWS. It is aligned with Department of Transport Mid-Term Plan 2 and the Government of PN Vision 2050 Statement Pillars of Development, the National Government Mid-Term Development Plan (2018-2022), and the Pacific Island Meteorological Strategy Plan (PIMS) 2017-2026). Mr Mumu congratulated the...
Publish Date: 22 October 2019
On the night of October 9, the 162-day International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing, hereinafter referred to as Beijing Expo 2019, was officially concluded. This year’s event is a grand one, affiliated as the Expo of the largest scaled and highest level exhibition. China’s Meteorological departments have proactively pushed forward the entry of World Meteorological Organization (WMO) into the Expo, built the ECOMETEO exhibition area, and provided awesome and considerate meteorological services. The ECOMETEO exhibition area, organized by Beijing Municipal Meteorological Service, is...
Publish Date: 16 October 2019
September 2019 goes on record as the third hottest September ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902. The mean temperature of the month was 34.4°C which is 2.0°C above the long-term normal for September and this goes on record as the third highest mean temperatures for the month of September since 1902 and exceeded by September 2017 with a record of 34.6°C and September 1998, 2015 & 2018 with a record of 34.5°C. Read more >>