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  • Thursday, November 25, 2021

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  • CCRD

Prof. Dr. Athar Hussain, Head, Centre for Climate Research and Development (CCRD) at COMSATS University Islamabad held a meeting with the officials (Mr. Irfan Virk and Mr. Rizwan) of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on 15 November 2021. Dr. Athar was briefed about the various techniques used and facilities available at National Weather Forecasting Center in PMD. The National Weather forecasting Center also hosts weather forecasts and alerts unit for Lai Nullah. 

The various facilities include different weather forecasting models, wind profiler and JICA radar. Discussions were also held on mutual interests and how CCRD and Govt could collaborate in different projects. It was discussed how the two institutions can share their resources for an effective collaboration. The visit ended with a note of thanks by Dr. Athar. The PMD website is https://www.pmd.gov.pk/en/