26th National Monsoon Forum (Online Video Conferencing)
The opening ceremony of 26th Monsoon Forum 2021, jointly sponsored and organized by Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) & Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) was held on 5.5.2021 by Video Conferencing. In the opening ceremony, Dr. Kyaw Moe Oo, Director General of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology delivered the Welcome remark and Dr. A.R Subbiah, Director of RIMES has briefed about the workshop.
Also present on the occasion were Representatives of Departments and experts of Regional Integrated Multi-hazard Early warning System (RIMES). A total of about 52 including experts and participants were attended this video conferencing.
The Workshop is focused on the present the General Seasonal Forecast for 2021 and verification of Meteorology and Hydrology forecast of last winter season and accordingly plan for preparedness, presenting draft seasonal preparedness plans, based on potential impact scenarios, for possible institutional and end-users uptake, implementing to issue the more accurate seasonal forecast according to the stakeholder recommendations. The closing remark was delivered by Dr. Kyaw Moe Oo, Director General of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology.
The monsoon forum has been held twice annually on regular basic starting since 2007 and the current is the 26th of the Forum.