Long-range forecast services (URL and language(s) used). Relevant forecasts, such as forecast for onset/end of rainy/dry season, drought advisory/warning and agrometeorological forecast, are also considered as services concerned.
Methods taken by NMHS to generate long-range forecast products (e.g., model and statistical application). (URLs and language(s) used) if relevant information is provided through the Internet.
Use of climate products provided by other NMHSs or meteorological institutes for long-range forecast
III. Climate Monitoring
Climate monitoring information (e.g., climate diagnostics including analysis of climate variability and extremes) (URLs and language(s) used). Regular climate monitoring reports can be listed here.
Publication of climate monitoring reports (bulletins)
Provision of Monthly Climate Summary to different sectors in the country
IV. Climate Data Services
Historical climate data provided through the Internet (URL and language(s) used)
Digitization of historical climate data. If no, plan for digitization.
Provision of climate data through the website with limited/unlimited access
No climate data are provided through the website.
V. Regional Cooperation for the improvement of climate information services
Name(s) of Regional Climate Outlook Forums (RCOFs) in which the NMHS participates
Provision of relevant information based on the consensus forecast at RCOF(s) to domestic users
VI. Climate Information users and utilization of information
Relationship with climate information users
There is a framework for cooperation with the following user sectors.
Agriculture, Water management, Disaster Risk Reduction, Energy resources, Health and welfare, Transporation, Construction purposes and Universities
Use of climate information by user sector(s)
- User sector(s) which use(s) climate information
- Used climate information
- Triggers for climate information utilization
Method of provision of climate information
E-mail, Telephone and/or fax, CD, Hard copy
Plan to provide new climate information
We are planning to provide all sectors in Bahrain with climate information especially climate short and long range prediction when we install a system to get this sort of information.
Efforts/activities to enhance the utilization of climate information
- Meetings for discussions with information users
- Explanatory meetings for information users
- User Workshops
- Publicity and educational activities
- Collaborative research
VII. Case study/Best practices in the application of climate information
We are providing the Risk Management committee with the latest climatological data which helps them to make a dicision for situation like dust storm, sandstorm, for and other weather phenomena.