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World Meteorological Organization

Also called the WMO. An international organization that sets standards and shares information on meteorology between members. Virtually every member of the United Nations (which sponsors the WMO) belongs to the organization. Among other activities, it assists in preparedness for natural disasters and attempts to improve the ability to predict dangerous weather. It was established in 1950 but traces its origins to the 1870s.
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The World Meteorological Organisation has put out a report that the atmosphere has reached record levels of greenhouse gasses.
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The final decision is up to officials at the World Meteorological Organisation.
New record extreme events occur every year somewhere in the globe, but in recent years the number of such extremes has been increasing,' the World Meteorological Organisation said.
Singh of the Wellington School of Medicine in New Zealand and colleagues at the International Global Change Institute and the World Meteorological Organisation find a positive relationship between rising average annual temperatures associated with the El Nino climate phenomenon and diarrheal disease reports in 18 Pacific Island countries between 1986 and 1994 [EHP 109:155-159].
Kolkata: Cyclone Hudhud, which has devastated the coastal town of Visakhapatnam on Sunday, bringing the three states Odisha, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to a complete standstill, is named after the national bird of Israel on the suggestion of Oman, a member of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), an agency of the United Nations.
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