With the arrival of the rainy season in the country, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (INAMEH) equips itself with new tools to strengthen the forecasting service in Venezuela.
Colonel Jose Pereira, president of the unit, said they are adopting new technologies to monitor torrential rains and droughts in the country.
The monitoring device, which has an alert and siren, will be installed in communal councils of the national territory, the official said.
“It has all the variables. You don’t communicate via internet satellites, but it helps communities determine what amount of precipitation is dangerous for their community.
Venezuela cuenta con un sistema de pronóstico atmosférico de alta tecnología pic.twitter.com/mOKLmVckPw
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This system will allow area families to prepare for the torrential rain season.
Inameh’s chairman also revealed that they manufacture equipment that contains sensors overseas and, together with other equipment, complete civil defense tasks.
It will determine “wind direction, temperature, precipitation”. This completes the data system for rainfall alerts.”
Hi-Tech Forecasting Center
The Meteorological Institute said in a post on Twitter that Venezuela has a high-tech atmospheric forecasting system. In addition, it is one of the most modern in Latin America.
“This center has the necessary equipment. We have five weather radars, 500 surface stations. In addition, seven upper atmosphere radars, to guarantee the prevention of the Venezuelan people”, indicated Pereira.
Regarding the rainy season in the country, the official indicated that they started in May and will last till November. “We have to be very aware of the weather forecast in Venezuela.”