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UAE, Pakistan to share technology, enhance capacity for weather, seismic monitoring

Posted 18th March 2023

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UAE and Pakistan’s national weather bureaus will collaborate to enhance seismology and meterology capabilities, following the launch of technical cooperation programme.

The programme between the UAE’s National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) and the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) will also work to enhance seismic activity in the region, the NCM said in a statement on Friday.

Cooperation will extend to marine meteorological services, hydrology and flood forecasting, seismology, and even scientific research to better monitor and understand seismic activities that have the potential to generate tsunamis in the Arabian Sea and the Sea of Oman. In addition, the programme will see the exchange of round-the-clock seismic information.

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