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Regional Air Forecasting Workshop in the Korean Capital, chaired by HE Dr. Abdullah Al-Mandous, President of the Asian Meteorological Association of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
HE Dr. Abdullah Al-Mandous, Director of the National Center of Meteorology, is visiting the Japanese Meteorological Agency to discuss the latest developments in Japanese meteorology studies, in order to benefit from the theier experience.
Dr Al Mandoos was unanimously elected at the RAII session in Abu Dhabi. He succeeds Dr Abdullah Mohammed Al Mannai, Permanent Representative of Qatar to WMO. Rishi Ram Sharma, Permanent Representative of Nepal to WMO, was elected vice president.
The World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) Regional Association for Asia opened its four-yearly session on Sunday with warnings that the region – which stretches over high mountains and low lying coastal plains from the Arctic to the Equator – is exceptionally vulnerable to extreme weather, climate change and water shocks.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 9 February 2017 (WMO) - Climate change, environmental degradation, population growth and urbanization are putting pressure on water supplies in many parts of the Asian region, and exposure to extreme weather and other hazards is increasing.