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Meteorologists declare Libya’s world temperature record invalid


September 14th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by BNO News
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Death Valley in California was on Thursday recognized as having posted the world's hottest temperature after an international team of experts ruled the previous record set in ... Read more...

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WMO’s hurricane committee retires Irene as Atlantic hurricane name


April 14th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- The hurricane committee of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which manages the list of potential names for tropical cyclones to be used every six years for both ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

2010 warmest year on record: UN weather agency


January 21st, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Jan 21 (IANS) The year 2010 is the warmest year on record, the UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has said, confirming a long-term trend of global warming."We can indeed report that ... Read more...

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WMO: Moderate to strong La Nina to continue into 2011


October 11th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- Moderate to strong La Niña conditions are now well-established in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, and are likely to continue at least until the first quarter of next year, ... Read more...

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UN agency says Icelandic volcano poses no health threat


April 21st, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said that even though the Eyjafjallajokull volcano has been ejecting ash lately it poses no health threat beyond immediate ... Read more...

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Tropical Cyclone Oli forms in the South Pacific


February 4th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by BNO News
TAHITI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Cyclone Oli formed about 217 miles (350 kilometers) west of the French Polynesia island of Tahiti, meteorologists said on Thursday.The cyclone developed around 06.00 UTC when it ... Read more...

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Countries adopt climate data sharing agreement


September 3rd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 3 (DPA) The members of the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Thursday approved an agreement to set up a global mechanism for sharing information on the climate and weather. The Global ... Read more...

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UN urges more investment in weather data


March 25th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, March 25 (DPA) More investment is needed in gathering weather data to better offset the growing risks from extreme weather and climate change, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Scientists give thumbs down to rainmaking technology


November 23rd, 2007 - 9:11 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Nov.23 (ANI): International scientists have already given rainmaking technology funded by the Australian government the thumbs down, says an adviser to the World Meteorological Organization. But proponents of the technology say the ... Read more...

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