World Meteorological Organisation Current Affairs, GK & News

COP27: WMO unveils USD 3.1 billion action plan

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) recently released the Executive Action Plan of Early Warnings for All. What is the action plan all about? The Executive Action Plan of Early Warnings for All was released by during a roundtable meeting at the 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. ..

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UN-WMO Goal for Climate Early Warning Systems

A project has been announced by the United Nations to put every individual on the planet in early weather-warning systems range within the next five years as natural disasters have grown frequent and more powerful due to the effects of climate change. Overview: Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary-General, announced this project in association with the World ..

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IMD Climate Hazards E-Book and Vulnerability e-Atlas

An e-book titled “Climate Hazards and Vulnerability Atlas of India- State: Tamil Nadu” has been launched by the India Meteorological Department on 23rd March as part of World Meteorological Day celebrations Overview: This newly launched atlas can be accessed by the public from the website mausam.imd.gov.in. This e-atlas will help the disaster management agencies to ..

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WMO releases GHG bulletin

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released its Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, recently. Key Facts As per Bulletin, abundance of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record again in the year 2020. Annual rate of increase was above the 2011-2020 average. Report notes that, the trend has continued in 2021. Concentration of carbon dioxide ..

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Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes (1970-2019)

Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes (1970-2019) was released on September 1, 2021. Key Findings According to the atlas, developed nations incurred the bulk of $3.6tn in economic losses because of severe weather events in past five decades. High death tolls in poorer countries have been partly reduced by ..

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Global Annual to Decadal Climate Update

Global Annual to Decadal 10-year Climate Update was released by United Kingdom’s Met Office led by World Meteorological Organisation. Key Findings According to the release, world will temporarily breach 1.5-Celsius warming mark within 2021-2025. It highlights, there is 40 percent chance of annual average global temperature will surpass 1.5C above pre-industrial temperatures, the warming limit ..

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