World Meteorological Day 2017 – Understanding Clouds

March 23, 2017 7:05 am COMK - Chennai Rains 48

Today is the World Meteorological Day a day that marks the creation of a UN body specializing  in meteorology in the year 1950.  Since 1961  the meteorological community has been celebrating March 23rd as World Meteorological Day.  WMO which has been in the forefront of a lot of developments in this field has been revolving each year’s celebration to a theme. “Climate Knowledge for Climate Action” was the theme of World Meteorological Day in the year 2015, highlighting both recent advances in climate science and the need for decisive measures to limit climate change. The theme for 2016 was “Hotter, drier, wetter. [Read More]