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STATUS OF SEVERE WEATHER FORECASATING IN BURUNDI. In Burundi we make very short and short range weather forecasting ( from 1 to 3 days ) We make use of products from Global Centres such

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Status of severe weather forecasating in burundi

STATUS OF SEVERE WEATHER FORECASATING IN BURUNDI.

In Burundi wemakevery short and short range weatherforecasting (from 1 to 3 days)

Wemake use of productsfrom Global Centres such

as Germany Meteorological Service (DWD), NCEP, ECMWF and MSG products ( EUMETSAT Satellite Images) through INTERNET.



850 hpa analysis chart for wind flow and humidity
850 us to get information from the products.HPaanalysischart for wind flow and Humidity


850 hpa wind flow forecast valid for the following day
850 us to get information from the products.hPawind flow forecastvalid for the followingday


700 hpa current chart analysis for wind vertical velocity
700 us to get information from the products.hPacurrentchartanalysis for wind vertical velocity


700 hpa precipitation and vertical velocity forecast for the following day
700 us to get information from the products.hPaPrecipitation and vertical velocityForecast for the followingday


Precipitation outlook for africa
Precipitation outlook for Africa us to get information from the products.


Satellite images
SATELLITE IMAGES. us to get information from the products.

In order to follow diurnal convection and advection affecting the country we interprete houry satellite images from EUMETSAT channels IR 10.8 VISI 0.6 and water vapour 6.2

These images are also used for Nowcasting and very Short – Range weather forecasting and to verify the models.


Satellite image ir 10 8 16 9 2010 at 05utc
Satellite image IR 10.8 16/9/2010 us to get information from the products.at 05UTC


Precipitations forecast on 16 9 2010 at 12z germany met
Precipitations us to get information from the products.forecast on 16/9/2010 at 12z( Germany Met)


Means of disseminating and communicating information to general public and socio economic sectors
Means us to get information from the products. of disseminating and communicating information to general public and socio –economicsectors

  • Wedissemite information mainlythroughtelephone network and Radio broadcating.

    Thesemeans are not adequate : weshould

    develop point to point (telephone services, facsimile , e.mail, teletype services and direct computer connections-video tapes) as means of dissemination system wheredisasterpreparedness and early warning information isavailableat the source and sent out to individual industries at a time on demand as opposed to the current system of point-to-multipoint using te media.


Relationship with disaster management and civil protection authorities and media
Relationship us to get information from the products.withdisaster management and civil protection authorities and media

There must be a networking and viable communication links between NMHS and DMCPA and media.

At times UNDP organizes workshops at which DMCPA and Meteorologists are invited.

During the sessions we inform the audience about the importance of establishing permanent contact between NMHS and DMCPA for rapid intervention in case of disaster.


END us to get information from the products.

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