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8th Meeting of the Joint Group of Experts (JGE) on Flood Management between Royal Government of Bhut











The 8th meeting of the Joint Group of Experts (JGE) on Flood Management between the Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) and the Government of India (GoI) was held at the Hotel Vivanta, Guwahati, India from 1 ...Read More

AWOS and Ceilometer on-site training, Paro

NCHM has conducted on-site training on installations, operations and maintenance of the AWOS and Ceilometer at Paro international Airport from 26th to 28th October 2018. Hands on training was attended by operational staffs. The training was a part of on going project “Hydro-met Services & Disaster Resilience Regional Project (HSDRRP)” funded by the World Bank.

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Training on “Installation and Operation of Meteorological Station” for Royal Bhutan Army (RBA), 20-2

Based on the request of Royal Bhutan Army (RBA), NCHM conducted a 5 days Training on “Installation and Operation of Meteorological Station” for Royal Bhutan Army (RBA) officials from 20-24 August, 2018. Nine (9) officials from RBA participated in the training. The four days training includes: 
a. Theoretical background of basic hydro-met science, working principle of instruments, criteria requirement set up weather stations, data collection & calculation procedures ...Read More

Interactive session with Nature Conservation Division(NCD),Department of Forests and Park Services,M

NCHM team led by Director and Division Chiefs held interactive session with officials of NCD. The meeting discussed rang of areas to collaborate and establish the long term partnership in climate monitoring and data collection in parks and protected areas in Bhutan, joint research and sharing of data. The meeting also briefly discussed about the services requirements from NCHM.

In principle it was agreed to work on modalities to establish permanent long term Climate Monitoring ...Read More

Report from Lunana

Mr. Tshering Wangchuk and Mr. Sonam Dorji, Hydro-met Technicians who are posted at Lunana Flood Warning Office on a Special Duty for the FY 2018-19. They made their first regular inspection to lakes and station on Baytsho (Photos) today after taken from over the previous team in Mid August 2018. They will visit others lakes and stations from tomorrow.

Flood Warning Office at Thanza, Lunana under Gasa Dzongkhag communicates directly to GLOF EWS Control Room, Wangdi that is operation ...Read More

4th Civil Aviation Stakeholder-Coordination Meeting

The team from NCHM led by Director attended the 4th Civil Aviation Stakeholder-Coordination Meeting on July 9, 2018 for the first time as the Center is the Aeronautical Meteorological Service Provider (AMSP) designated by the Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA).

Letter of Agreement (LoA) between the Department of Air Transport (DoAT) & NCHM for coordination between Air Traffic Services (ATS) and Meteorological office for the provision of meteorological service for internation ...Read More

Visit to Tech Park, Thimphu

The team from NCHM led by Director visited Thimphu TechPark (TTP) today to explore the data incubation center and other services related to ICT. The team met with BITC Manager Mr. Tshewang to discuss on the services and facilities they render to their clients.

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Scenes from the "SENSITIZATION & PREPARATORY PROGRAM FOR POSSIBLE MONSOON FLOOD 2018" conducted in EWS control Center, Wangdue. The objectives of two days program are:
1. Create preparedness & awareness of control room operators/Site Staffs on Monsoon 2018.
2. Update & train on operation and maintenance of the Control room and the standard operation procedure to follow during time of emergencies. 
3. Train basics of on-site instrument maintenanc ...Read More