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International training course held on short-term climate prediction

Source:China Meteorological News Press10-05-2019

From May 6 to 16, an international training course on short-term climate prediction and its application in disaster prevention and mitigation is held in Nanning, Guangxi. This training course is sponsored by China Meteorological Administration (CMA) Training Centre and co-sponsored by Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Meteorological Service. 15 trainees from Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Philippines, and Congo (Bulgaria) attended this training course.

The training contents encompass climate monitoring and forecasting, disaster risk management and climate services, and so on. Through this training, the trainees have deepened their understanding of short-term climate monitoring and prediction principles, mastered common monitoring, diagnosis, and forecasting approaches and technologies, learn of China’s climate service conditions in disaster prevention and mitigation, and further promote international exchanges and cooperation.

Besides the training course, trainees have participated in the Fifth Session of the Forum on Regional Climate Monitoring-Assessment-Prediction for Asia (FOCRAII).

This training is a concrete action that implements Nanning Initiative and bears vital significance to promoting international meteorological cooperation.

It is informed that international training courses on short-term climate prediction have been held for seven times and have trained 135 trainees from 52 countries and territories from Asia and Africa, covering 5 regional associations of World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Reporter: Han Jiale, Gaofeng, Wu Fan

Editor: Liu Shuqiao