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Publish Date: 10 July 2020
Unusually heavy monsoon rainfall and flooding is affecting India and neighbouring South Asian countries, as well as China and Japan. This has caused major disruption, displacement and loss of life, and once again highlighted the importance of national meteorological and hydrological services in protecting public safety.
With support from Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Haiti Weather Systems Programme: Climate Services to Reduce Vulnerability project assists in the re-establishment and modernization of hydro-meteorological services in the...
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges to human society in contemporary times. Statistics show that the last decades have already seen a sharp rise in economic, social and...
Recent years have witnessed a significant increase in the frequency and intensity of climate and weather related hazards putting development gains at risk. By improving their disaster related information base,...
Providing better hydrologic information, assessments and forecasts, so that Members are able to independently assess their water resources and respond to the threat of floods and droughts.
Start date15 October 2015
Ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the six WMO Regional Associations in coordinating the meteorological, hydrological, climatologic and related activities of their Members by providing a framework for the implementation of WMO programmes on the national, sub-regional and regional levels
Start date1 June 1975
Publish Date: 3 March 2015
Qing-Cun Zeng, a famous academic meteorologist, is a pioneer of numerical weather prediction, dynamic climate prediction and remote sensing theory for meteorological satellites. This Bulletin interview highlights in particular his scientific contributions to disaster risk reduction.
Publish Date: 2 March 2015
Factoring weather and climate information into agricultural decision-making has optimized agricultural production in many countries. However, in developing countries – where most smallholder farms are rain-fed – access to weather and climate information to guide decision-making is limited. Governments should view such information, crucial to farmers, as a means of alleviating poverty and hunger.