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SWFDP Synergy with and C ontribution to the EAC’s Five-years Meteorological Development Plan and Investment Strategy (2013-2018). By Ruben K. Barakiza Institut Geographique du Burundi( IGEBU) Meteorological Department P.O.BOX 331 Bujumbura Email: [email protected] Burundi.

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By ruben k barakiza institut geographique du burundi igebu meteorological department

SWFDP Synergy with and Contribution to the EAC’s Five-years Meteorological Development Plan and Investment Strategy (2013-2018)

By

Ruben K. Barakiza

Institut Geographique du Burundi( IGEBU)

Meteorological Department

P.O.BOX 331 Bujumbura

Email: [email protected]

Burundi


O bjectives

Objectives


Severe weather events

Severe weather events

  • Currently the SWFDP focuses on the following severe weather events:

  • Heavy rain/flooding

  • Deficit of precipitation/dry spells;

  • Strong winds in relation to thunderstorms

  • Hazardous waves over Indian Ocean and major lakes in the region


Extreme weather events and associated impacts

Extreme Weather Events and Associated Impacts


The cascading forecasting process

The Cascading Forecasting Process

  • In the framework of the general organization of the Global Data-Processing and Forecasting System (GDPFS), the SWFDP implies a co-ordinated functioning among three types of GDPFS centres.

  • These are:

  • Global NWP Centres to provide available NWP products, including in the form of probabilities;

  • Regional Centres to interpret information received from the global NWP centres,

  • run limited-area models to refine products,

  • liaise with the participating NMCs;

  • The NMCs to issue alerts, advisories, severe weather warnings;

  • to liaise and collaborate with Media, and Disaster Management and CivilPprotection Authorities; and

  • to contribute to the evaluation of the project.


Cascading fcst cont d

Cascading FCST ( cont’d)

The first phase of this project commenced October 2011 and focused on:

  • heavy rain,

  • strong winds,

  • sea/lake waves, and

  • prolonged dry spells.

    The participating Services and Centres in the SWFDP Eastern Africa include:

  • NMHSs: Kenya, Burundi, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda

  • Regional Centres: RSMC, KMD - Nairobi, RSMC, TMA - Dar es Salaam; and

  • Global Products Centres:

  • Exeter (Met Office UK),

  • Washington (NOAA/NCEP ),

  • European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecast( ECMWF). and

  • DWD (Germany)  


Strategies for disaster risk reduction

Strategies for disaster risk reduction


Strategies cont d

Strategies ( cont’d)


Concluding remarks

Concluding Remarks

  • Various economic sectors are highly dependant on and influenced by weather and climate

  • A clear knowledge of current and expected conditions of weather and climate provides the vital information for important decisions in long-range planning of these sectors

  • Each NMHSs contributes to the disaster management through its forecasts, advisories and warnings of severe weather, and the monitoring of climate.

  • WMO SWFDP Synergy with the EAC’s Five-years Meteorological Development Plan and Investment Strategy (2013-2018) would enhance early warning system for disaster risk reduction in the EAC region.


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