(Reuters) - A low pressure system about 800 miles east of the Lesser Antilles has a 40 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical cyclone, the U.S.

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Trans-African Hydro-Meteorological Observatory (TAHMO) in The Netherlands, to develop a network of Aut

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — Strengthening Climate and Disaster Resilience in Africa for Sustainable Development: Role of Weather, Water and Climate Services

This paper investigated the meteorological role of an extraordinary rain event over Artvin. Although alert messages were prepared by the Turkish State Meteorological Service on August 23 at 09:00 UTC, 11 people died and infrastructures, buildings, private property, and public goods were damaged as a result of the flash flood. It is hoped that more detailed studies will be performed on synoptic development leading to extreme summer precipitation events in the eastern Black Sea.

As the Monsoon reached in active phase in most parts of the country, heavy to very heavy rainfall has increased the chances of floods even in central and northwest India over next 10 days.

With Met department’s forecast of heavy rain in Jamnagar, the district administration has ordered schools to remain closed on Tuesday.

Tanzania is set to establish a well-equipped snow and ice data centre on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, a senior official said Tuesday.

Local knowledge and practices can help people in drought prediction and extreme weather management. The study was carried out to elicit and document local knowledge use in drought prediction and weather extremes management. Focus group discussions were used for this study. The appearance of certain insects, birds, animals and indication of weather are all seen as important signals of change with respect to timing and seasonality of natural phenomena that are well understood in traditional knowledge systems.

South Africa's Weather Service has said the likelihood of an El Nino weather pattern, which brought a scorching drought to southern Africa last year, returning later this year has decreased.

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