Weathermen celebrate

Fiji Meteorological Services climate services division staff members hold-up placards portraying ocean signs for sustainable development during the World Meteorological Day celebration in Nadi. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

World Meteorological Day was celebrated at the Fiji Meteorological Service in Nadi last week.

Geoscience, Energy and Maritime (GEM) division director at the Pacific Community (SPC) Dr Andrew Jones said that meteorological services played a critical role in our lives, especially during
natural disasters.

He said this year’s World Meteorological Day theme resonated as it recognised the inherent connection between the ocean, climate and weather within the Earth system

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