Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11765/13037
Nowcasting for Africa: advances, potential and value
Title: Nowcasting for Africa: advances, potential and value
Authors: Roberts, Alexander J.Fletcher, Jennifer K.Groves, JamesMarsham, John H.Parker, Douglas J.Blyth, Alan M.Adefisan, Elijah A.Ajayi, Vincent O.Barrette, RonaldDe Coning, EstelleDione, CheikhDiop, AbdoulahatFoamouhoue, André KamgaGijben, MorneHill, Peter G.Lawal, Kamoru A.Mutemi, JosephPadi, MichaelPopoola, Temidayo I.Rípodas Agudo, Pilar ORCID Autor AEMETStein, Thorwald H. M.Woodhams, Beth J.
Keywords: Nowcasting; Convective storms; Numerical weather prediction
Issue Date: 2021
Publisher: Royal Meteorological Society
Citation: Weather. 2021, p. 1-7
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1002/wea.3936
Abstract: The high frequency of intense convective storms means there is a great demand to improve predictions of high-impact weather across Africa. The low skill of numerical weather prediction over Africa, even for short lead times highlights the need to deliver nowcasting based on satellite data. The Global Challenges Research Fund African SWIFT (Science for Weather Information and Forecasting Techniques) project is working to improve the nowcasting of African convective systems and so the ability to provide timely warnings.
Sponsorship : This work was supported by UK Research and Innovation as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund, African SWIFT programme, grant no. NE/P021077/1.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11765/13037
ISSN: 0043-1656
1477-8696
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