Ongoing events to celebrate World Meteorological Day 2016
World Meteorological Organization and its member countries celebrate every year 23rd March as World Meteorological Day (WMD). Theme for this year is “Hotter, Drier, Wetter : Face the Future “. This theme is very relevant to the facts and some of the consequence that we may face due to climate change.
One of the main events organized by Maldives Meteorological Service (MMS) to mark WMD 2016 is to conduct awareness program, with collaboration with Maldives Police Service (MPS) and National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) in K. Dhiffushi Island.
Last night (18th March 2016) MPS, NDMC and MMS technical team c onducted awareness program in K. Dhiffushi Island.
Meteorological, Seismological and Tsunami early warning information, as well as, MPS and NDMC delivered awareness lectures to students and local community during the session. Information is provided in the form of power point presentation and video by the technical staff of MMS, MPS and NDMC.
19 March 2016