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World Meteorological Organisation


Government interventions, not weather, helped curb Covid cases globally, finds WMO Covid-19 Task Team

March 23, 2021 12:33 am

The first preliminary report by the Covid-19 Task Force set up by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has cautioned governments that weather, meteorological factors and air quality conditions should not be used as a trigger to relax measures to halt the spread of coronavirus.

Dorian, Laura, Eta and Iota dropped as future storm names due to damage caused in 2019 and 2020

March 18, 2021 7:59 pm

Greek alphabet will no longer be used to name Atlantic tropical storms because it hampers communication, planning

2020 among the three warmest years recorded on Earth: WMO

January 15, 2021 9:17 pm

Last year, the average global temperature recorded was 14.9 degrees Celsius, which was 1.2 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial level (1850-1900). The warmest ever years recorded are 2016, 2019 and 2020, the WMO stated.

2020 set to be one of warmest years on record

December 02, 2020 2:08 pm

‘We are now experiencing a La Niña, which has a cooling effect on global temperatures, but that has not been sufficient to put a brake on this year’s heat,” said Prof. Taalas of the World Meteorological Organisation

Virus heightens health risks associated with heatwaves, warns UN

May 27, 2020 12:52 pm

WMO spokesperson Clare Nullis Kapp said, “India is experiencing a heatwave, and this is at the same time as India is relaxing the lockdown measures."

El Nino weather unlikely in Q3, possible in Q4, UN says

June 14, 2018 4:11 pm

El Nino is a warming of ocean surface temperatures associated with crop damage, fires and flash floods.

2017 may be among top three hottest years on global record: UN

December 20, 2017 8:31 pm

According to data collected by the World Meteorological Organisation, 2017 may be among the hottest years ever recorded.

WMO Workshop on Nov 9-11 for climate prediction centres

November 09, 2015 4:14 am

According to IITM, the workshop is an effort to facilitate increased interaction among various operational climate prediction centres.

WHO asks Pune institutes to find out how air pollutants affect health

April 01, 2015 2:52 am

Climate change is poised to worsen air quality globally.

Climate change: IMD focuses on special training for fishery groups

November 05, 2014 11:52 am

Catch predicted to dip, fishing industry needs to adapt to climate changes, suggests WMO.