Climate change has become a hot topic of discussion in recent years. Besides global warming patterns, the possible change in tropical cyclone activity is also a matter of great concern to the public and decision-makers.
The Typhoon Committee has 2 publications on the topic.
For more publications by the Typhoon Committee, please check our Publications.
Tropical cyclone development over the ocean was not well observed in the past. With the Rapid Scan feature of the Himawari-8 Satellite we can now see the whole process in 2.5-minute intervals.
Below shows how Super Typhoon Soudelor in 2015 developed from a cluster of clouds to a super typhoon. (Video Courtesy: Digital Typhoon)
With kind support from Department of Meteorology & Hydrology, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Lao PDR, the Roving Seminar 2015 will be held at Vansana Riverside Hotel in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 4 – 6 November 2015.
The seminar aims to promote knowledge sharing and capacity-building activities among Typhoon Committee Members on aspects such as tropical cyclone analysis, forecast and warning as well as the impact of associated hazards on socio-economic development. The main theme of the Seminar in 2015 will focus on “Flash flood and landslides”, which will include the following three topics:
Topic A – Risk Reduction and Mitigation of Sediment-related Disaster
Topic B – Advances and Challenges of Flash Flood Modeling and Prediction
Topic C – River and Urban Flash Flood’s Forecasting and Mitigation
- Circular Letter TCS/212-2015
- Provisional Seminar Schedule
- Nomination Form
- Hotel Reservation Form
- Information Note
The Nomination Form should be submitted to TCS with a copy to Dr. T. C. Lee, Chair of TRCG on or before 31 August 2015.