World Meteorological Day (WMD) is widely known yearly on March 23 and “commemorates the coming into force on 23 March 1950 of the Convention establishing the World Meteorological Organization”. On today, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and its 193 member states and territories have fun the day round a selected theme. The day is noticed to convey folks’s consideration in direction of climate and local weather for the well-being of society.
World Meteorological Day 2021 Date and Theme:
WMD takes place yearly on March 23. This yr, it falls on Tuesday. The theme for World Meteorological Day 2021 is “the ocean, our climate and weather”. “It celebrates WMO’s focus in connecting the ocean, climate and weather within the Earth System,” in accordance with WMO. In 2020, the theme of World Meteorological Day was ” Climate and Water.”
World Meteorological Day Significance:
As a result of rising inhabitants and urbanization, folks have grow to be vulnerable to a variety of hazards equivalent to droughts, cyclones, heavy rains, heatwaves and lots of extra. In the previous few years, the development in meteorology and accuracy in climate forecasting have resulted in saving many human lives.
WMD usually options numerous occasions equivalent to debates, conferences, exhibitions for meteorological professionals and most of the people. The day additionally recognises the contribution that Nationwide Meteorological and Hydrological Providers makes to the security and well-being of the society.
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