Bahrain plans new weather forecast system
Manama, March 24, 2013
Bahrain plans to set up a wind and temperature radar profiling system, said a senior government official.
Speaking as the country marked World Meteorological Day, Transportation Minister Kamal Ahmed emphasised the importance of creating training and qualifications opportunities for Bahrainis in the sector, according to a report in our sister publication, the Gulf Daily News.
"The Meteorological Directorate at the ministry has incorporated the latest technology available at an international level into weather forecasting and climate services, such as weather radar and the operations station for forecasting, as well as a comprehensive database for weather information," he said.
"We also have a dedicated website for Bahrain weather, which is currently being redesigned and as part of our future plans we hope to install a wind and temperature, radar profiler system, as well as six automatic weather stations across the kingdom." – TradeArabia News Service
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