Presentation on theme: "SEVERE WEATHER FORECASTING"— Presentation transcript:
1 SEVERE WEATHER FORECASTING MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES AND METEOROLOGY DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY, CAMBODIASEVERE WEATHER FORECASTINGAND WARNING SERVICESMACAO April-2013Department of Meteorology, Cambodia
2 Presentation Outline I- Weather Forecasting System - Data and Information Receiving- Tools and ProductionII- Information Dissemination and EarlyWarning SystemIII- Recommendations to Enhance Capacities
4 I Weather Forecasting System Data and Information ReceivingDomestic Data and InformationGlobal Data and InformationSource of JMA, BOM, Hong Kong ,USA, Observatory,NOAA, TMD and Other Sources.
5 Weather Forecasting System Tool and Production. Surface ObservationSynoptic Station Consists of:- 21 Synoptic Stations including 9 Automatic Stations, and 21 Synoptic are operational with manned observational equipment.- Data collection by SMS, Phone, and .
6 Global Data and Information With Model forecast SYNERGIE: the Graphical User Interface
7 Global Data and Information With Modal forecast The Sever Weather related to Typhoon or Tropical Cyclone information, Cambodia use the information through the GTS system, Numerical Weather Prediction product of GFS, Typhoon Warning Center and other sources from JMA Tropical Cyclone Information, TMD, Hong Kong observatory and ECMWF,KMA
8 Sever Weather Information Dissemination: - Provide Severe Weather Note to Flood Center- Official letter is Provided by Minister of WaterResources and Meteorology.- Provide the Bulleting for 3day forecast to publicTrough Media.- Provide Weather Warning to local authority,National Cambodian Disaster Management,Cambodia Red Cross, Ministry of Interior,Voluntary person, Media (Radio, TV, Newspaper).- Provide Weather Warning to Website :
9 Sever Weather & Early Warning System AnnouncementDepartment of MeteorologyCabinet Minister of Ministry of Water Resources and MeteorologyOfficial LetterBy Fax , Phone and . Website:www.cambodaimeteo.comMinistry of InteriorLocal AuthorityNational Committee forDisaster ManagementMinistry of DefendMedia (Radio, TV, Newspaper)
10 THE RESPONSE OF PLASH FLOOD DISASTER IN CAMBODIA2011 In 2011,many parts of the country, especially Northeast and Northernprovinces, suffered to the flash flood causedby tropical storm “ Gamie ” .Ministry of Water Resources And Meteorology“MOWRAM ” issue warning information to relevant Agency. Example : Red Cross, National Committee for Disaster Management “ NCDM ” taken action and reporting to the provinces by Mas Media, by Fax, by Phone in urgent case , by TV, Radio, Newspapers.NCDM takes not only to the provincial; it has been spreader to the communities, if in the remote area, they announce by using loud speaker to evacuate people on time
11 Main Natural Disaster in Cambodia Flood- Mekong Flood- Flash FloodDroughtStorm SurgeStrong windlightning
13 CHALLENGS&RECOMMENDATION - Training on Weather Forecast for Short Term and Long term Forecast.- Training on Significant Weather and Warning associated with land falling Tropical Cyclone.- Data Collection and Communication System Strengthening- Information and Data Dissemination Strengthening- Training on Equipment Management and Maintenance System