The essence of our growing understanding that weather, water, climate and oceans are all inextricably linked, and so our work as individual meteorological and hydrological agencies, as well as our collaborative work together, must now reflect an Earth System Science approach.
As an enhancement to the 9-day weather forecast service, the probability of significant rain forecast will enable the public to better appreciate the potential of high-impact weather so as to plan their activities ahead and get better prepared.
To imply the gravity of their impact on Christmas celebration, the term Christmas typhoon recently became more popular to refer to tropical cyclones in the Western North Pacific during its less active season.
The Zhu Kezhen Prize was announced to be awarded to Mr CHENG Tat Fan of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The topic of his paper was “Moisture Source – Receptor Network of the East Asian Summer Monsoon Land Regions and the Associated Atmospheric Steerings” which was published in Journal of Climate.