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Towards Reliable, Responsive and High Quality Weather and Climate Services in Malawi

  BE WISE, BE WEATHERWISE  


MANDATE, ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Our mandate is to monitor, predict and provide information on weather, climate and climate change ,that would contribute towards the socio-economic development of the country.

Our objectives as derived from our mandates are as follows:

  • To monitor ,analyse and predict weather and climate. the thrust of this objective is to ensure that the weather forecast is produced for early warning purposes. This information is vital for advisory in natural disaster early warnings.

  • To provide weather and climate data and information for various socio-economic sectors such as Aviation, Agriculture, Water, Marine, Construction industry, insurance, Tourism, Health, sports and Recreation.

  • To carry out research and development that would improve quality of weather and climate data and information for the general public. The main focus is to carry out research for all aspects of meteorology inter alia general public through mass media.

  • To establish and maintain a well equipped network of Met stations. This Objective intends to ensure that meteorological data and information is reliable, timely and up to date.

 

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