Strengthening the Forecasting System in Sri Lanka (2017-2019)

sri lanka department of meteorology In Sri Lanka we have had one project that officially started January 3rd, 2019 and was completed February 25th, 2021. The full title of the project is 'Strengthening the Forecasting System for Accelerating Improvements in Quantitative Precipitation Estimates for Flood and Landslide early warning in Sri Lanka'. The project was accomplished in collaboration with Climate Resilience Improvement Project, primarily with Department of Meteorology - Sri Lanka (DoM), but other partners where involved: Department of Irrigation, National Building Research Organisation, and Disaster Management Centre.

The focus in the project was on operational use of Diana at DoM for visualising model forecasts, satellite images and SYNOP observations, verification of DoM's forecasts, and use of ECMWF's products. The training also included risk warnings and how the partner institutions may use DoM's products.