Weather Arabs - the world celebrates on March 23 of each year , the World Meteorological Day (World Meteorological Day), the date of the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1950, and every year declares the organization slogan of the International Day of Meteorology, and are shed Spotlight on the contribution that the National Hydrological and Meteorological Services make to the safety and well-being of society.
Many countries issue special postage stamps to celebrate this day. The stamps usually reflect the theme of the event or refer to the country's meteorological achievements.
It helps us in planning our daily life: without the data collected by the World Meteorological Organization, it would be impossible to get accurate daily forecasts of the weather, as the weather is one of the basic things that we all look at when planning our daily activities, and the type of appropriate clothes that we should wear, and without predictions Weather Unexpected weather may spoil your outings and important work.
The theme of the World Meteorological Day this year will be: Oceans and their relationship to climate and weather, as the organization intends to focus on the link between the oceans and climate and weather within the Earth system, and the World Meteorological Organization ( WMO ), as the specialized agency for climate, weather and water in the United Nations, strives to study the relationship between The ocean, climate and weather, which help improve our understanding of our world, including the impacts of climate change and disaster risk reduction.
Oceans cover about 70% of the Earth's surface, and they are the main engine of the world's weather and climate , and the oceans play a fundamental role in climate change, and the oceans are a major engine of the global economy , as they carry more than 90% of global trade, and maintain 40% of humanity who lives. 100 kilometers from the coast.
Aware of the importance of the oceans, the National Meteorological and Water Services and a number of researchers monitor the oceans regularly and follow up on how they change , studying their impact on the atmosphere through computer models, in addition to providing a variety of marine services, including support for coastal management and life safety. in the sea.
Today, with the increasing impacts of climate change , ocean observations, research and services are more important than ever.