World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Current Affairs, GK & News

U.S. Report on Sea Level Rise

According to NOAA-led report, The United States is likely to experience as much sea level rise by year 2050 as it witnessed in last hundred years. Key Facts The report was released by NOAA, in partnership with other federal agencies. The report is titled as “Sea Level Rise Technical Report”. Report provides up-to-date sea level rise ..

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Climate Hazards and Vulnerability Atlas of India

The scientists of CRS have created a climate hazards and vulnerability atlas of India. CRS is Climate Research and Services and it operates under India Meteorological Department (IMD). About the map The scientists created the map based on 14 extreme weather events. They also considered the risks and threats imposed by these 14 weather events ..

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State of the climate in Asia 2020 Report

UN’s World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) released its annual report titled “State of the climate in Asia” on October 25, 2021. Key Findings of report As per report, in 2020, Asia suffered its hottest year on record. Report notes that, extreme weather is taking a heavy toll on development of the continent. In 2020, Extreme weather ..

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Report: Africa’s glaciers to disappear soon

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and other agency released its new report on October 19, 2021. In its report, these agencies warned that, Africa’s rare glaciers are going to disappear in next two decades because of climate change. Key facts The report was released ahead of “U.N. climate conference” which is scheduled for October 31, 2021 ..

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The State of Climate Services 2021: Water report

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released its new report titled “The State of Climate Services 2021: Water” on October 5, 2021. Key findings of report According to WHO, climate change increases the risk of water-related hazards such as floods and droughts. Climate change will also increase the number of people affected by water scarcity. As ..

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