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European satellite data key to African nowcasting

Throughout Africa, lives and livelihoods are directly impacted by weather- and climate-related risks. Strengthening national meteorological and climate science capacities holds transformational potential for building climate-resilience across the continent in the coming decade. Nowcasting capability and capacity is an essential part of this goal, delivering warnings and alerts of highly unstable African storms minutes to … Continue Reading

How will West Africa’s climate ‘feel’ decades from now?

If greenhouse gas emissions continue to climb, by the end of the century the average day in West Africa will be well outside of what people experience in today‚Äôs climate, according to new University of Leeds research published in Climatic Change. This is due to the region warming and the monsoon rains being disrupted in … Continue Reading