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High Impact Weather - Event Week 2014 (EUMeTrain)

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 08/09/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
08/09/2014 - 12/09/2014
Event Organisers: 

EuMeTrain

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Tuition Remarks: 

The training is free of charge.

High Impact Weather

Experts from European, American and Near-East National Weather Services will provide an insight into the challenges of forecasting critical weather events such as storms, avalanches and floods.

Training on operational tropical cyclone forecasting at RSMC tropical cyclone

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
New Delhi
Basic Information
Date: 
17/02/2014 - 01/03/2014
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

For more information contact the organizers at cnf@wmo.int

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28.6353
longitude: 
77.225

Report: Natural hazards in the USA in 2013

Satellite picture of the wild fire and Yosemite National Park.

A report released by CoreLogic, a US private analysis company, is offering a summary of the most si

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 06/01/2014 - 11:35
latitude: 
38.9072
longitude: 
-77.0365

India: disaster planning and early warning saved lives

Crucial role that early warning actions and effective preparation activities

In mid-October, effective disaster planning, government cooperation, preparedness at the community level and early warning communication contributed to a minimal death toll in the wake of the stron

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 26/11/2013 - 08:45
latitude: 
20.9517
longitude: 
85.0985

UN-SPIDER Updates May 2013

Issue Date: 
Wed, 05/06/2013

Bangladeshi Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CCP)

A massive cyclone with wind velocity 62 m/sec accompanied by a storm surge 6-9 m in height struck Bangladesh in 1970, killing an estimated 500,000 people.

NASA Satellite Sees Birth of Tropical Storm Debby

As tropical cyclone Debby-12 is approaching Florida, the state of emergency was declared yesterday, 25 June 2012.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 26/06/2012 - 12:39

NASA Satellites Show Towering Thunderstorms in Rare Sub-tropical Storm Arani

NASA's Aqua and TRMM satellites are providing data to scientists about the Southern Atlantic Ocean Sub-tropical Storm Arani, a rare occurrence in the southern ocean.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 17/03/2011 - 12:28
latitude: 
-14.5994
longitude: 
-28.6731

Cyclone Fanele hits Madagascar and stalls existing reconstruction work

MENABE REGION, Madagascar, 28 January 2009

– The southern part of Madagascar has been brutally affected by Cyclone Fanele, which hit the island in the early hours of 21 January. A recent World Health Organization assessment notes that over 20,500 people have been affected by Fanele and Tropical Storm Eric, which arrived on the 19th.

Madagascar: Tropical storm Eric and cyclone Fanele

Madagascar: Tropical storm Eric and cyclone Fanele hit the country on 19th of January 2009. A total of 20,555 people are affected with 4,004 left homeless. Ten people are reported dead and 36 wounded. The available data indicated the destruction of 5 health centres and 2 hospitals in Menabe region. WHO is supporting the Initial rapid Assessment with government and partners as well as response activities.


Source: WHO (World Health Organization) http://www.who.int/hac/crises/afro_update_26jan2009.pdf