Earth Today | Met Service Gets Improved Forecasting Abilities

http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20180830/earth-today-met-service-gets-improved-forecasting-abilities Jamaica is now better positioned to keep an eye on the changing climate, thanks to the addition of 35 new automatic weather stations to the Meteorological Service’s network. Used to record temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, atmospheric temperature and precipitation, the stations are an improved version of the older ones and should enhance the Met Service’s forecasting ability…. Read more

Installation of real time automatic weather stations begin islandwide

Jamaica’s weather forecasting capacity will be boosted with the addition of 35 automatic weather stations to the Meteorological Service Division’s (MSJ) network across the island.  The weather stations, which will be outfitted with the capability to transmit real time data, are being acquired and installed as part of the Improving Climate Data and Information Management Project (ICDIMP) under the Pilot… Read more