AeroX kicks off statewide advanced air mobility weather study in North Carolina

AeroX kicks off statewide advanced air mobility weather study in North Carolina

January 26th, 2023

AeroX has contracted with low-altitude weather specialist TruWeather Solutions to assess weather conditions across North Carolina and engage the community in planning how to build the weather infrastructure required to expand existing and future drone and air taxi service.

UAE doubles number of cloud-seeding flights in six years in bid to boost rainfall

UAE doubles number of cloud-seeding flights in six years in bid to boost rainfall

January 25th, 2023

Mariam Al Mheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, said the country's long-standing rain enhancement programme remains crucial. The UAE is stepping up its mission to make it rain after nearly doubling its annual number of cloud-seeding flights in the past six years.

The hunt for a better weather forecast

The hunt for a better weather forecast

January 25th, 2023

Tech start-ups are aiming for more precise predictions with new techniques, but progress is slow In late October, the weather predictions for California’s upcoming winter weren’t looking particularly wet. Then, in late December, the torrential rains arrived — and just kept coming. By mid-January, the state had received 200 to 600 times its usual rainfall for that time of year.

Asia Climate Forum and China Meteorological Service Association form strategic partnership

Asia Climate Forum and China Meteorological Service Association form strategic partnership

January 24th, 2023

Asia Climate Forum (ACF) 2023 has formed a strategic partnership with the China Meteorological Service Association (CMSA). This partnership will bring together the leading meteorological and hydrological experts from China and the Asia-Pacific region to share knowledge and showcase the latest technology and solutions in the field.

Climavision Announces Partnership with MeteoWeather

Climavision Announces Partnership with MeteoWeather

January 24th, 2023

Collaboration Brings a New Generation of Aviation Weather Technology to the Middle East Climavision, a weather tech company that is leveraging high-resolution radar in the US and satellites to fill existing coverage gaps, today announced it has entered into a partnership with MeteoWeather, the leading climate tech company in MENA, specializing in weather intelligence and climate-security services.

Fujitsu develops supercomputer system for Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau for numerical weather forecasting

Fujitsu develops supercomputer system for Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau for numerical weather forecasting

January 20th, 2023

Fujitsu today announced the development of a supercomputer system for Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau (CWB) for use in numerical weather predictions. The new system started operation in June 2022 under an initiative that was initially implemented in 2021.

Researchers Developing Early Warning System for Tornadoes

Researchers Developing Early Warning System for Tornadoes

January 19th, 2023

US Tornado season in the South means increased anxiety, hours of televised storm coverage and watching the skies. Unfortunately, it can also lead to “warning fatigue.

Scientists redirect lightning strikes using a weather-controlling super laser

Scientists redirect lightning strikes using a weather-controlling super laser

January 17th, 2023

Scientists in France have created a way to divert lightning strikes using a weather-controlling super laser. Researchers with the Polytechnic Institute of Paris guided the strikes from thunderclouds to places where they don’t cause damage. The team says the new technique could save power stations, airports, launchpads, and other buildings from disaster.

Ball Aerospace Enters Final Stages of Building Space Force's Next-Gen Operational Weather Satellite

Ball Aerospace Enters Final Stages of Building Space Force's Next-Gen Operational Weather Satellite

January 11th, 2023

Ball Aerospace completed the spacecraft bus for the Weather System Follow-on-Microwave (WSF-M) satellite, the U.S. Space Force's next-generation operational environmental satellite system. Ball also finalized environmental testing on the Microwave Imager (MWI) instrument and has started final space vehicle assembly, integration and testing.

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