Showing posts with label WMO. Show all posts
Showing posts with label WMO. Show all posts

Friday, January 19, 2018

2017 was among three warmest years on record: WMO

2017 was among three warmest years on record
There is a clear sign of continuing long-term climate change caused by increasing atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases and these have been confirmed in 2015, 2016 and 2017, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Thursday.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Spring temperatures soar across Europe

Spring weather was slow to get started across parts of mainland Europe this year, with a late blast of cold air and snow to many countries in the continent's eastern parts and throughout the Alpine regions.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Chance of El Niño this year more than 50%

There is a 50-60 percent chance of an El Niño event forming in middle to late 2017, according to a new update Thursday released by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Thursday, March 23, 2017

World Meteorological Day celebrates importance of clouds for weather, climate and water

Clouds inspire art and thought, but few natural phenomena are as important to weather, climate or water, the United Nations meteorological agency today said, launching a digital cloud atlas to celebrate World Meteorological Day.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Record global average temperature in 2016

The World Meteorological Organization has confirmed that 2016 made history with a record global average temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and ongoing increases in sea levels and ocean heat.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Expert explains reasons behind record-breaking decline of Arctic ice volumes

The record-breaking decline of the Arctic ice volumes registered by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is associated with the extremely warm summer in the Arctic region last year and ice forming one month later than usually, deputy director of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Alexander Danilov said on Friday in a comment on the WMO release.

Monday, November 14, 2016

2016 set to be hottest year on record - WMO

The world is set to notch up a new heat record in 2016 after a sizzling 2015 as global warming stokes more floods and rising sea levels, the UN weather agency said.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Greenhouse Gas Levels Breaking All Records

The World Meteorological Organization reports the level of carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere has reached a record high this year, driven in part by the powerful El Nino event, which started in 2015 and continued well into 2016.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Temperature in Kuwait hits 54 Celsius, sets possible record amid Middle East heatwave – UN

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a United Nations specialized agency, will set up a committee to examine whether a 54 degrees Celsius temperature recently recorded in Kuwait, has set the new highest temperature for Asia, as well as for the entire Eastern hemisphere.

Friday, July 22, 2016

2016 on track to be world's hottest year on record

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Thursday warned global temperatures for the first six months of this year shattered more records, meaning 2016 is on track to be the world's hottest year on record.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

UN urges bold climate action as extreme weather becomes 'new normal'

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned on Wednesday that extreme weather events are becoming "the new normal" and bold climate action is needed to "face the future now."

Saturday, February 20, 2016

El Niño passes peak, but impacts continue

The powerful 2015-2016 El Niño has passed its peak but remains strong and will continue to influence the global climate, according to the latest update from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Below-normal temperatures expected for Balkans- WMO

Over the next two weeks significant cooling and a period with significantly below-normal temperatures, partly with heavy snowfall, was expected for the southern and eastern Balkan peninsula, Turkey, the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Tuesday.

Friday, October 30, 2015

WMO plays down fears over ozone hole

The United Nations weather and climate agency said yesterday there was no cause for alarm about a record-size hole this month in the ozone layer, that shields life on earth from the sun, as it should shrink again.

Monday, February 02, 2015

21st century ‘hottest’ on record as global warming continues, UN agency warns

UN, 2 February 2015 – Devastating weather patterns and increasing temperatures will last into the foreseeable future as global warming is expected to continue, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed today as it explained that 2014’s ranking as the “hottest year on record” is part of a larger climate trend.

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