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The last version of the Vol.A Legacy File is going to be produced on 24.01.2023. After this date the Vol.A Legacy File will no longer be available as previously announced by WMO on 5.09.2022 via an official letter to the Members (ref. 19923/2022/I/ONM) as well as on the latest edition of the WIGOS
Nowcasting in Africa
The document provides guidelines for the implementation of a range of satellite nowcasting options available for Africa with the advent of the Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) satellite system. The guidelines provide recommendations to help facilitate the implementation, development of capacity and
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Guidelines for Satellite-based Nowcasting in Africa (WMO-No. 1309) has been published.
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Further to the outcomes of the SERCOM-2 session in October 2022 and in advance of the Cg-19 session in May/June 2023, the SC-AVI Expert Team on Education, Training and Competency (ET-ETC) has undertaken a thorough review and update of the communication package that is available to support WMO
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The Snow Monitoring Competence Centre (SMCC) Davos (Switzerland) was approved by the 2nd Session of the Infrastructure Commission ((INFCOM2) as a specialized WMO-INFCOM Measurement Lead Centres (MLCs), as defined by Resolution 10 (INFCOM-1). SMCC Davos is the result of the long standing and
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To assist the WMO Members in the Regional Association VI (RA VI) to deliver better climate services and products including regional long-range forecasts, and to strengthen their capacity to meet national climate information needs, Romania has expressed interest in joining the WMO RA VI Regional
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Issue 2/2022 of the WMO Services for Aviation Newsletter has just been issued. The newsletter, issued two times per year, brings the meteorological and aviation communities up-to-date on some of the latest developments within WMO, its Members and its partner organizations such as ICAO. The latest
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Building greater policy coherence among Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation can contribute to advancing sustainable development. As a co-leader of the regional UN Task Team on Climate change and Disaster Risk Reduction, the WMO Regional Office for Europe supported the UN DRR
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Early this year, two new tutorial videos on OSCAR/Surface were published, one on the web client toll and another one on station templates. From now on, subtitles in all WMO languages are available in these videos. The tutorial videos with subtitles can be seen in “WMO – OMM” channel in Vimeo or via
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As a result of an increase in the frequency and intensity of climate-related extreme weather events, such as high energy storms, wind gusts, heavy precipitation and extreme temperatures and slow onset climate events, such as rising sea levels, thawing of permafrost, land degradation and retreating