11th Session of Winter South Asian Climate Outlook Forum (Win SASCOF-11)

Background:

The world Meteorological Organization (WMO) has been supporting South Asian nations in conducting the South Asian Seasonal Climate Outlook Forum (SASCOF) since 2010. The objective of the SASCOF events is to prepare the consensus seasonal climate information on regional scale that provide a consistent basis for preparing national level outlook. Such platform can be further used for creating common platform for the user sector to understand and enhance the use of climate information through initiatives like Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS).

It was also recognized that the amount of rainfall during the months from October to February has crucial importance for South Asian Region. Most of the economical and agriculture production is relied on total amount of rainfall in these regions, considering such fact, winter SASCOF were initiated since 2015.

General Information for the Participants

More details to follow.