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WMO joins Emergency Alerting Call to Action

WMO has joined with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to issue a joint Call to Action to improve...

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State of the Global Climate 2020

2021 is “make or break year” for Climate Action 2021 must be the year for climate action – “the make it or break it year,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the launch of...

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Early warnings protect lives on Africa’s Lake Victoria

A successful four-year project in East Africa has demonstrated how improved weather, water and climate services save lives and livelihoods and support socio-economic development of vulnerable...

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New study shows socio-economic benefits of weather observations

Behind every weather forecast, every early warning of life-threatening hazards, and every long-term climate change projection are observational data. A new report published by the World Bank,...

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Flash Flood Guidance System promotes gender equality

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021, WMO is showcasing the results of a special survey on Women in the Flash Flood Guidance System (FFGS) Project with Global Coverage. The Women in FFGS...

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Himalayan flood highlights high mountain hazards

A relief and rescue operation is underway in Uttarakhand in the Indian Himalayas, after a part of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off and collapsed causing a massive massive flood in the Rishi Ganga...

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OMM Info‑Niño/Niña (Février 2021)

Le pic d’intensité de l’épisode La Niña est passé, mais des répercussions continuent d’être observées Selon les dernières informations de l'Organisation météorologique mondiale (OMM), le pic...

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WMO El Niño/La Niña Update (January 2021)

La Niña has peaked, but impacts continue The 2020-2021 La Niña event has passed its peak, but impacts on temperatures, precipitation and storm patterns continue, according to a new update from the...

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Tropical Cyclone Eloise hits Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone Eloise made landfall early morning on 23 January near Mozambique's city of Beira, causing widespread damage and flooding on a long swathe of coastline and impacting an area still...

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Tropical Cyclone Eloise threatens Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone Eloise is intensifying and is expected to make landfall at 0300 UTC on 23 January in Mozambique, as the equivalent of a category 2 strength on the Saffir Simpson scale. It will bring...

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El 2020 es uno de los tres años más cálidos registrados

El efecto de enfriamiento de La Niña no bastó para contrarrestar el calor a nivel mundial Ginebra, 14 de enero de 2021 — El 2020 fue uno de los tres años más cálidos registrados y disputó al 2016 el...

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