On September 15, International Forum on High-quality Meteorological Development was held in Beijing. It aims to share the experience of development plan formulation and high-quality development, as well as establishing a global exchange and collaboration platform for meteorological strategic research.
On 2 September 2022, Mr. Zhuang Guotai, Administrator of China Meteorological Administration (CMA), sent CMA’s concern over the severe flooding ravaging Pakistan through his letter to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD). He reinforced CMA’s commitment in enhancing cooperation with PMD to jointly ramp up the capacity of disaster preparedness and response to climate change.
On August 17, the second International Distance Training Course on WIGOS was opened on MOOC platform of China Meteorological Administration (CMA). By August 19, 218 trainees from 60 countries and territories have took part in the training online.
On June 1，China?Meteorological?Adminstration?(CMA) meteorological satellites FENGYUN-3E and FENGYUN-4B as well as their ground application systems officially start trial operation. From this day on, they will provide observation data and services to the?global community.
On May 23, Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) Surface Reference Network Lead Centre (GSRN-LC) was initiated in the national meteorological observing real-time operational platform, Beijing.
On May 17, World Meteorological Centre Beijing (WMC-BJ) released the first global severe weather bulletin, providing a summary of global weather conditions, including major severe weather, tropical storms, and outlook.
Affected by the cyclone in North Africa, a southeast gale of magnitude 5-6 occurred in northern Algeria at 6:00 on March 14 (UTC), with gusts of magnitude 9-10, accompanied by obvious sand blowing weather. The visibility decreased rapidly from about 10km to 5km. As the wind speed continued to increase, dust storms and strong dust storms occurred in northeastern Algeria at 12:00 (UTC), with a minimum visibility of only 200 meters. The dust has crossed the Mediterranean and affected Spain.