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Publish Date: 13 April 2022
Eastern Africa is facing the very real prospect that the rains will fail for a fourth consecutive season, placing Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia into a drought of a length not experienced in the last 40 years. Humanitarian agencies have issued urgent appeals for support to prevent widespread famine.
The WMO World Weather Research Programme (WWRP) is advancing and promoting research activities on weather, its prediction and its impact on society. The improvements in science and operational predictions are...
Start date1 June 1998
Start date28 February 2022
End date11 March 2022
Extreme hydrometeorological events are affecting societies, economies and environments as never before in human history. Governments, science agencies, the humanitarian sector, emergency managers and decision-makers face an unprecedented challenge to...
Publish Date: 17 February 2022
A new seasonal forecast for the drought-stricken Horn of Africa shows higher chances of a strong rainy season in many parts of the region. But this is coupled with caution and warnings that stakeholders should still prepare for “worst case scenarios.”
The GDPFS is an international mechanism that coordinates Member capacities to prepare and make meteorological analyses and forecast products available to all Members. It enables delivery of harmonized services and is currently organized as a network of Global, Regional and National Centres.
Start date1 June 1963
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.