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WWRP advances society's ability to cope with high impact weather through research focused on improving the accuracy, lead time and utilization of weather prediction.

WWRP is composed of Working Groups and 3 Projects (HIW, PPP, S2S)



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Outline of the WWRP Scientific Plan 2016-2023 new flashing


  • Advanced School and Workshop on S2S Prediction and Application to Drought Prediction
    (ICTP, Trieste, Italy, 23 November - 4 December)

  • 9th HyMeX Workshop
    (Mykonos, Greece, 21-25 September)

  • Year of Polar Prediction Project (YOPP) Summit and Polar Prediction Project (PPP) Steering Group meetings
    (Geneva, WMO Headquarters, 13-17 July)

  • Aviation Research Development (AvRDP) Kick off meeting (Shanghai, China, 24-25 June) and CBS/DPFS Workshop on Operational Implementation of Nowcasting Techniques (Shanghai, China, 26 June)

  • 3rd S2S Steering Group Meeting
    (Jeju, Republic of Korea, 25-26 June)

  • Workshop on Sub-seasonal to Seasonal Predictability of Monsoons
    (Jeju, Republic of Korea , 22-24 June)

  • 2nd Workshop of Atmospheric Composition and the Asian Monsoon (ACAM)
    (Bangkok, Thailand, 8-10 June)

  • Predictability Dynamics Ensemble Forecasting Working Group Meeting
    (Karslruhe, Germany, 21-22 May)

  • Polar Prediction Project - Societal and Economic Research and Applications (PPP-SERA) Meeting
    (Ottawa, Canada, 12-13 March)


Eighth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones (IWTC-VIII) and Third International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone Landfall Processes (IWTCLP-III)
(Jeju, Republic of Korea, 2-10 December)  

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Dr Paolo Ruti
Chief, WWRD
e-mail: PRuti at

Mrs Nanette Lomarda
e-mail: NLomarda at

Please send your submissions of news items and comments for the WWRP web page to:
Mme Nathalie Tournier
e-mail: NTournier at



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