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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, Expert Team and Projects
(HIW, PPP, S2S, RDPs/FDPs)  


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  • Outline of the WWRP Scientific Plan 2016-2023

  • Polar Prediction Project - SERA Meeting
    (Christchurch, New Zealand, 25-29 April)

  • High Impact Weather (HIWeather) Workshop and Steering Group Meeting
    (Exeter, UK, 25-29 April)


  • Meeting of the WMO WWRP Working Group on Mesometeorology and Nowcasting
    (Geneva, WMO Headquarters, 10-11 December)

  • Typhoon Landfall Forecast Demonstration Project (TLFDP)
    (Shanghai, China, 2-4 December)

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

  • 8th Session of the WWRP Scientific Steering Committee (SSC)
    (Geneva, WMO Headquarters, 24-27 November)

  • SDS-WAS Steering Committee Kick off Meeting and the 1st Africa/Middle East Expert Meeting and Workshop on the Health Impact of Airborne Dust
    (Amman, Jordan, 2-7 November)

    Programme Meeting
    Information Bulletin

  • Joint Working Group on Forecast Verification Research (JWGFVR) Roving Seminar (Jarkarta, Indonesia, 17-19 November )

  • Societal and Economic Research Applications (SERA) Working Group Meeting
    (Key West, FL, USA, 10-11 November)

  • Meeting of the Working Group on Data Assimilation and Observational System (DAOS WG)
    (Beijing, China, 27-28 October)

  • Meeting of the Working Group on Tropical Meteorology Research (WGTMR) and UPDRAFT meeting
    (Nanjing, China, 27-30 October)

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

  • 3rd Monsoon Heavy Rainfall Workshop (MHR-3)
    (New Delhi, India, 22-24 September)

  • Joint Working Group on Forecast Verification Research
    (Sofia, Bulgaria, 9-10 September)

  • First Nowcasting Victoria Lake Meeting
    (Mwanza, Tanzania, 17-20 August)

  • Year of Polar Prediction Project (YOPP) Summit and Polar Prediction Project (PPP) Steering Group meetings
    (Geneva, WMO Headquarters, 13-16 July)

    - Briefing Document

    - Presentations YOPP Summit (13-15 July 2015)

  • WWRP brochure

  • Working Group on Numerical Experimentation MJO Task Force meeting
    (Prague, Czech Republic, 29 June)

  • 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)


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

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Mme Nathalie Tournier
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