Mongolia National Agency for Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring (NEMHEM)

NAMHEM’s main activity is weather forecasting. The agency receives data from the National Center for Remote Sensing and FY-2 satellites from China. There are 21 provincial offices; each province has a NAMHEM bureau. The information is centralized at NAMHEM and dispatched to other offices. NAMHEM gets accurate information on wind speed through a sensor situated on top of a 20 m tower in Ulaan Baator. The agency has super-computing facilities for weather modelling and produce mid-term information (10 days weather forecasts). The main disasters addressed are flood, dust storm, heavy snow and blizzards, strong winds and rainfall.