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Tuvalu Meteorological Service

Date: 2018-05-30     View counts: 1322    

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Country
Tuvalu
Chinese name
图瓦卢气象局
City
longitude
179.22 °
latitude
-8.52 °
Introduction
The Tuvalu Meteorological Service (TMS) is the principal meteorological observatory of Tuvalu and is responsible for providing weather services to the islands of Tuvalu. A meteorological office was established on Funafuti at the time the islands of Tuvalu were administered as parts of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands colony of the United Kingdom. The meteorological office is now an agency of the government of Tuvalu. The main observational office is on Funafuti. TMS operates outstations on Nanumea, Nui and Niulakita.TMS operates or monitors: 4 synoptic stations; 5 rainfall stations; 1 upper air research program; 1 tide gauge with Tsunami warning system; 1 Continuous Global Positioning System (CGPS) station; 1 seismic station. The TMS publishes weather forecasts, warnings as to tropical cyclones, weather charts and weather satellite images on its website, with weather forecasts and storm warnings also broadcast by the Tuvalu Media Corporation, which operates Radio Tuvalu
Disaster Type
Meteorological disaster

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