A new report by the World Meteorological Organization has said weather forecasting needs to move to a more impact-based approach from a descriptive one. Fully adopting that method, the report says, would leave communities better prepared for extreme weather events. It also proposed the implementation of new weather-warning systems, which would be particularly helpful to small island nations where resources for impactful weather forecasting are limited.
By The Stream, Aljazeera. December 1, 2020.