World Meteorological Day 2023: Know History, Significance

New Delhi: Every year on March 23 is observed as World Meteorological Day to commemorate the formation of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) in 1950. According to WMO’s website, the day “showcases the essential contribution of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services to the safety and wellbeing of society.”

World Meteorological Day 2023: History

On this day, the World Meteorological Organisation was founded in the year 1950. It was designed to raise awareness about various weather-related issues and to encourage people to take action to address them.

World Meteorological Day 2023: Significance

The goal of World Meteorological Day is to promote the role of meteorology in protecting lives, property, and the environment and to encourage cooperation among nations in the development of weather forecasting, climate services, and other related areas.

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