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The World Meteorological Organization is the U.N.'s authoritative voice on weather, climate and water. Instagram: @wmo_omm

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Flooding has affected millions of people in southern China, with dozens of casualties. Intense rainfall is again pr… https://t.co/tH0HfYUQATRussia's meteorological service has confirmed the temperature record of 38°C (100.4°F) in the Siberian town of Verk… https://t.co/KBqElcMr1LWMO is one of the organizers of a virtual symposium on Climatological, Meteorological and Environmental factors in… https://t.co/F90Tr4DYAt1/2 of the plastic we use annually is a single-use item, which has an avg lifespan of 12-15 min. But plastic can ta… https://t.co/uvUrdjGQmU
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationMore Saharan dust over the Atlantic for the next days. @WMO @AEMET_Esp @BSC_CNS @UNCCD @AEMET_Canarias https://t.co/49s2qdbV9Y
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7/3
2020
Many natural hazards are water-related. But many countries lack capacity to provide flood and drought warnings. We… https://t.co/qcf3pl0rVPAbout 4 billion people experience #water scarcity. This number is expected to grow https://t.co/5ridbqMov9WMO is hosting a diplomatic briefing about a proposed #climate and water coalition to accelerate progress towards s… https://t.co/5QwqYUzXf7WMO joined @GENetwork panel on impact of #COVID19 on climate science. Now more than ever we need sustainable observ… https://t.co/t9ASzsFTvpThe Impact of #COVIDー19 on Climate Science @GENetwork this morning: #IPCC WG II are considering new questions tri… https://t.co/Wg9u7GPYie
Retweeted by World Meteorological Organization#COVID19 has had only temporary impact in cutting air pollution. A virus is not a substitute for #ClimateAction W… https://t.co/imabX81q5WConcentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere will NOT decrease this year as a result of #COVID19 lockdown b… https://t.co/DlgHve4TfUStarting NOW What impact is #COVID19 having on climate science? Join @IPCC_CH co-chairs, @WMO @GEOSEC2025 @UNEPhttps://t.co/D0kk9IMfNS
7/2
2020
Chances of 40°C days in the UK are increasing rapidly due to #GlobalWarming and could happen every 3-4 years by 21… https://t.co/VdmlgreldAYesterday Miami equalled its June temperature record of 98°F (36.7°C), per @NWSMiami But this is COOLER than the r… https://t.co/8iWtaiiWkHHow unusual are #ArcticFires? This animation ⬇️ shows 18 years of @CopernicusECMWF Atmosphere Monitoring Service… https://t.co/Dx9Wobq8ju
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationNew world records for extreme 'megaflash' lightning, lasting 16.7 sec and stretching 700 km, more than doubled the… https://t.co/U6l2t1i6fW
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationWhat impact is #COVID19 having on climate science? Join @IPCC_CH co-chairs, @WMO, @GEOSEC2025 @UNEP, @COP26 for… https://t.co/75qhkx2iNCJuly cover photo is from WMO calendar: Sunset Lenticular #Clouds Photographer: Danijel Palčić Location: Island of P… https://t.co/1rEXVufXJb
7/1
2020
This visualization by @BerkeleyEarth shows global temperature anomalies since 1900. 🌡️🌏 To avoid run-away… https://t.co/a99DKn7Isc
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationIt was the hottest January - June on record for France, 1.8°C above the long-term average #ClimateChange https://t.co/pmn0cb2FgtThis #WorldSocialMediaDay2020 take some time to think about the information you share online.… https://t.co/UVAScPOAse
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationJoin us Thursday 2 July at 9am CEST for a new session of the #GENeva Environment Dialogues, focusing on the Impact… https://t.co/CHYj0AoDg1
Retweeted by World Meteorological Organization#Heatwaves are increasing in intensity and frequency because of #climatechange #India shows how heat health early w… https://t.co/2ZkBas8JwX#Wildfires continue to burn in #Siberia during a notable heat wave in the region as the #Himawari8 satellite, opera… https://t.co/NebCJ5PX7z
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6/30
2020
About #Arctic warming. Twice as fast as the global mean is probably a large underestimation. Based on the @NASAGISShttps://t.co/rRSHQVUiU9
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationThis Saharan dust cloud caused hazardous air quality in parts of the Caribbean. Details https://t.co/kIddtFQg3L https://t.co/yYEahkrIYEWMO has issued its annual Airborne Dust Bulletin on the incidence and hazards of sand and #dust storms, which have… https://t.co/EJqQSZHngE
6/29
2020
Today is the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the UN Charter WMO is proud to be part of the UN family as the aut… https://t.co/ROHgZB5rpcWMO has recognized 2 new world records for a single #lightning #megaflash Longest distance: 709 km (440.6 miles),… https://t.co/MI46gItDaw
6/26
2020
This image captured on Halloween 2018 by the GOES-R Geostationary Lightning Mapper shows the new world record megaf… https://t.co/ktxraxzqF4
Retweeted by World Meteorological Organization2019 record-breaking extreme lightning bursts, or ‘megaflashes’, were more than double the size and duration of the… https://t.co/CZwjMjVni5
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationReplying to @WMO WMO recognizes new world record for a #lightning #megaflash: A single flash that lasted 16.7 seco… https://t.co/3QAt9KI98XWMO recognizes new world record for a #lightning #megaflash: A single flash that covered a horizontal distance of 7… https://t.co/asRZYDwKcEUn comité d’experts de l’Organisation météorologique mondiale (OMM) a validé deux nouveaux records mondiaux de long… https://t.co/CdUR1nzKcrUn comité de expertos de la OMM ha establecido dos nuevos récords mundiales: el mayor alcance y la mayor duración j… https://t.co/ZYMjElZfq0BREAKING: The @WMO just announced that @NOAA #satellites helped it confirm two new #WorldRecords for #lightning--th… https://t.co/Pc6UwlBAra
Retweeted by World Meteorological Organization🌩️WMO has recognized 2 new world records for the longest reported distance and duration for a single lightning flas… https://t.co/Xm3zEGVb72Finland is also having a #heatwave https://t.co/FNKiaGPgrEVideo of Floods in abidjan thursday 25 june. https://t.co/To5dyJReZX
Retweeted by World Meteorological Organization#Siberia and #Arcticfires continue unabated, per #Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service data. Daily total Fire R… https://t.co/BLZLtPEqFlIt's International Day of the #Seafarer Commercial vessels play an important role in vital #ocean observations whi… https://t.co/0PY6njUyuIOngoing heat in eastern Siberia well beyond the Polar Circle. Maximum temperature yesterday: 31.4°C in Ust’-Olenëk… https://t.co/RrrHpEC3mI
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationAmid abnormally high temperatures, the number & intensity of #wildfires in NE #Siberia/#Arctic Circle has increased… https://t.co/bLoYaOgmnhEn español ..... https://t.co/V3JYblqzo2
6/25
2020
A major sand and dust storm from the Sahara has engulfed parts of the #Caribbean, leading to poor air quality and p… https://t.co/jkFEGWM8eE#Ocean data is vital for weather forecasts and to understand #climatechange. Key sectors like shipping and farming… https://t.co/mY4QprviqbWMO will verify reported new record north of the Arctic Circle of 38° C in Siberia 20 June Impacts of… https://t.co/pYZMJaK7mO
6/24
2020
#SATELLITE SPOTLIGHT: This #SaharanAirLayer (#SAL) tracking animation shows how the plume of #dust and #sand from t… https://t.co/z9gaVAjHIA
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationWMO is seeking to verify a reported new record temperature north of the #Arctic Circle 🌡️38° C on 20 June in the Ru… https://t.co/tr6raRB53PThe Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC has decided to postpone the @UN Climate Change meetings o… https://t.co/ecyUS3Y3YL
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationWMO will verify reports of 38°C in Verkhoyansk and whether this is new #Arctic temperature record https://t.co/4spa53JO9q
6/23
2020
A massive plume of #SaharanDust has reached the #Caribbean, leading to poor air quality, darkening skies and rainwa… https://t.co/ZcrRdeiK9S🟠 A big smoke plume and several #Arctic #wildfires🔥 visible in this image during the #ArcticHeatwave in #Siberia,… https://t.co/AJoQZDB9gn
Retweeted by World Meteorological Organization🔥Amid abnormally high temperatures, the number & intensity of #wildfires in NE #Siberia/#Arctic Circle has 📈 in las… https://t.co/ufwuRmnRpK
6/22
2020
#ICYMI .@CopernicusECMWF investigates an unusually mild winter and spring in #Siberia, which saw temperatures up to… https://t.co/6vsHXXhNJC☁️⛅️🌪️Stunning photo of #Asperitas cloud Find images of this and hundreds of other clouds in the the International… https://t.co/0cTLQRiH7S🌪️☁️🌦️Al sitio web oficial del Atlas Internacional de Nubes de la OMM https://t.co/zt5Xvkz6tu https://t.co/JMEWS3x2L0
6/19
2020
🟠 Multiple #wildfires🔥 in #Siberia, around and within the #ArcticCircle, #Russia🇷🇺 18 June 2020 #Aqua🛰️ #MODIS Full… https://t.co/wdAzH0M7QZ
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationTemperatures in parts of Siberia were up to 10°C higher than average in May, following an unusually mild winter and… https://t.co/NWdxTf6JyJ2020 is set to be one of the warmest years on record. We just had (joint) warmest May on record and 2nd warmest ye… https://t.co/CUjHTBAiY6#ShowYourStripes Today the meteorological community #MetsUnite highlights need for #ClimateAction. We just had… https://t.co/u1sHtD0NzM#ShowYourStripes Today the meteorological community #MetsUnite is bringing attention to #climatechange and need f… https://t.co/ggku9G54pNLa temperatura global en los 5 primeros meses de 2020 es la segunda más alta desde que hay registros, solo superada… https://t.co/aJpdfEBrQA
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationLa #temperaturaglobal de #mayo'20, alcanza el récord de mayo'16 LLevamos 44 meses de mayo, y 425 meses en total, co… https://t.co/k6zHObnx74
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6/18
2020
#DesertificationandDrought Day. Food. Feed. Fibre. We need more sustainable production and consumption to support… https://t.co/SU5S6un9HXToday is #DesertificationandDroughtDay Last year the #IPCC released The Special Report on Climate Change and Land… https://t.co/G7JYNawaqh
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationThe health of humanity depends on the health of the planet. Today, we are gradually killing our planet. On Desert… https://t.co/5LKHU67cVV
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationOn this #DesertificationAndDroughtDay I call for a new contract for #nature@UN Secretary General António Guterre… https://t.co/OQIDVPrLHI
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6/17
2020
Global land and ocean surface temperature so far in 2020 (Jan-May) is the 2nd highest on record after 2016 (strong… https://t.co/DDcdYIBJB7#ICYMI 🌡️🌡️We just had warmest May (tied with 2016) in @NOAA 141-year record 44th consecutive May and 425th cons… https://t.co/V5wrjGBjJABig thanks to Canada and all the donors who are supporting @CREWSinitiative to build resilience to #climatechange a… https://t.co/tE9G8vxc9kPar sa contribution à l’@WMO le Canada améliore la résistance aux changements climatiques et la sécurité économique… https://t.co/3FUm2tNoXo
Retweeted by World Meteorological Organization @Kachelmann WMO has never said it will be the hottest northern hemisphere summer. We have said that records will be… https://t.co/RaTmp1eBju
6/16
2020
The UN @globalcompact #LeadersSummit is now live. Join leaders from business, Governments, the UN & civil society f… https://t.co/iYTS6ixmVF
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationWatch global leaders discuss the future of business and our relationship with nature. 'Building business resilience… https://t.co/t0onhrpnv3
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6/15
2020
#QuizTime Who is considered the founder of modern meteorology? To find out, visit our new WMO Chronology of Weather… https://t.co/JoKIhZCVSX
6/13
2020
Food loss means waste of resources used in production, such as land, water and energy. Producing food that will not… https://t.co/kkGLL9p4YO
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationCompound disasters: 20M people are already experiencing acute food insecurity in East Africa due to #desertlocusts.… https://t.co/3UB2DCmF7w
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationMeet Misaeli Funaki, Director of @FijiMet and Permanent Representative to the @WMO. He is making waves as an… https://t.co/MQE4yJdFsE
6/12
2020
New #openaccess article in @HydrolSciJ explores the @WMO Global Hydrometry Support Facility or #HydroHub, a project… https://t.co/4IaFETaPL8
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationThe Southwest #monsoon is advancing, says @Indiametdept https://t.co/FQtEEnWgxa https://t.co/DzUnTgsbAfThe World Climate Research Programme, which is co-sponsored by @WMO, @IocUnesco and @ISC is calling for (self-)nomi… https://t.co/MRMaYZVRN3
6/11
2020
Spectacular cumulonimbus cloud as seen from Barcelona Fabra observatory this morning https://t.co/W2gYIfo1CkEven if greenhouse gas emissions fall by 4-7% at global level this year because of #COVID19 shutdown, this does not… https://t.co/TOTN7kx9TPThe theme for #WorldOceansDay2020 is ‘Innovation for a sustainable ocean’. Last year the #IPCC released The Speci… https://t.co/kJaGDCTGA7
Retweeted by World Meteorological OrganizationWhat links extreme weather, safety of life at sea and the blue economy? The report of the first @WMO @IMOHQ interna… https://t.co/69caIjU1iW
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6/10
2020
WMO and scientific community took part in @UNFCCC discussion on impacts of #COVID19 on climate research, observati… https://t.co/PVAO8Ft286Another revealing #ClimateChange data viz https://t.co/YElkkFfDlXWeather buoys are there to keep us safe. Let's do our part to keep them safe. Thank you @WMO https://t.co/FsK5wi1smF
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6/9
2020
Ocean buoys are crucial for coastal early warning systems and provide info to accurately forecast & predict severe… https://t.co/43WDblHEAqAs we celebrate #WorldOceansDay and #WMOat70, we also honour 60 years of @IocUnesco and our valued partnership with… https://t.co/2jy63HbGAh#WorldOceansDay Global ocean heat content continues to rise #ClimateChange #ClimateAction https://t.co/fNznUBYhe4 https://t.co/L2ddKXa3Ta#WorldOceansDay In 2019, at least 84% of the ocean experienced at least one marine heatwave. @IPCC_CH says since 19… https://t.co/Y3aEV5UnwXTo celebrate #WorldOceansDay, @JCOMMOPS is happy to release its One Ocean Observing System map: there is only one O… https://t.co/YGhbhLscUO
Retweeted by World Meteorological Organization#WorldOceansDay #ClimateChange #ClimateAction https://t.co/dbdRHNOVFc#WorldOceansDay More than 90% of the excess energy from greenhouse gases is absorbed by the ocean. In 2019, ocean… https://t.co/5Jg7Ph5OZ8#WorldOceansDay As the lungs of our planet and its largest carbon sink, the oceans play a vital role in regulating… https://t.co/VSmK77BjfSHappy #WorldOceansDay "The Ocean makes the Earth habitable" WMO works with UN envoy @ThomsonFiji, @IocUnesco and… https://t.co/95VzWbckMQHappy #WorldOceansDay "We are all interconnected." WMO works with @IocUnesco and other partners to support science… https://t.co/G8XYhE9vxR
6/8
2020

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