We need it in all seasons.. What is the importance of meteorology in our daily life?

طقس العرب GO 2022-09-14 2022-09-14T15:01:41Z
رنا السيلاوي
رنا السيلاوي
محرر أخبار - قسم التواصل الاجتماعي
We need it in all seasons.. What is the importance of meteorology in our daily life?

Weather of Arabia - Meteorology is one of the most important sciences that plays a major role in our daily lives, as the impact of weather and climate conditions on various aspects of human life in all seasons of the year cannot be ignored, which requires obtaining accurate information that is closer to reality and useful about the weather.

Believing in the vital role that meteorology plays in various fields of life, meteorological services in the Arab countries celebrate on September 15 of each year the “ Arab Meteorological Day,” the day on which the Council of the League of Arab States at the ministerial level issued its decision to establish the Permanent Arab Committee for Meteorology. Air Force on September 15, 1970 with the aim of unifying efforts and goals in this vital and important scientific field.

The celebration of this year 2022 comes under the slogan, "Meteorology is important in our lives." What is the importance of meteorology in our daily lives?

The importance of meteorology in our daily life

agriculture sector

The agricultural sector is considered one of the most dependent on the meteorological process, as farmers rely on meteorological instructions regarding the time of planting and harvesting crops. It is significant on crops, as well as when drought occurs, which requires effective water management to protect crops from damage, and helps areas that are exposed seasonally to violent floods.

Land transportation and traffic

According to statistical studies, the largest proportion of road accidents result from turbulent weather conditions, and for this reason, the weather bulletin provides warnings to citizens, informing them of the appropriate times to travel on highways, as well as informing them of the obstacles they may face such as fog that may obscure vision or the like, as well as warnings The same is directed to the government and state agencies, for example, if there is a possibility of snow falling in a particular area, the concerned agencies are preparing to deal with this snow, so as not to impede traffic on the highways and reduce the rate of accidents.

human health

The weather condition directly affects human health, whether in cold or hot weather, and thermal fluctuations between seasons. Knowing the weather conditions provides a person with the opportunity to take precautionary measures to prevent any potential damage, starting with choosing appropriate clothing for the expected weather, and it may even come to warning experts. Citizens should not just leave their homes, if the weather is witnessing a severe rise or drop in temperature, which may expose it to serious health risks that may reach the point of causing death.

Commodity trading

The circulation of some commodities and the quality and quantity of demand for them are related to weather forecasts. For example, coffee is affected by bad weather conditions and its quality decreases, as well as fuel, whose consumption increases more in the winter season, which increases the demand for it worldwide, and its price increases.

energy field

Renewable energy sources depend on meteorology, so investment in solar or wind energy and others can be determined in a specific location based on meteorological studies.

The consumption of gas and electricity, which are among the most important sources of energy, increases depending on the weather, both in winter and summer, and through forecasts issued by meteorological monitoring, it is possible to avoid interruption of energy sources during cold periods, for example.

Air Traffic and Air Navigation

All airports in the world use meteorological services centers to provide them with weather conditions and warnings related to weather conditions, in order to avoid the aircraft from experiencing any disturbances during the flight. Air disasters, God forbid.

The work of ports and marine navigation

Maritime navigation depends on forecasts of the weather, as is the case in air navigation and airports, where ports and marine navigation facilities are constantly provided with weather bulletins.

It is worth noting that meteorology is concerned with the study of the atmosphere, its phenomena and its effects on weather, as it focuses on studying the lower layers of it, especially the troposphere, which is about 12 kilometers above the surface of the Earth and where most weather conditions occur.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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