World Meteorological Day is observed on 23rd March

The day showcases the essential contribution of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services to the safety and wellbeing of society.
Sheena

Updated: Mar 23, 2020 01:18:13 pm

23 March 2020 Current Affairs:The World Meteorological day is observed on 23 March. The day is celebrated by the World Meteorological Organization. The day marks the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization.

Theme:
The theme of the 2020 World Meteorological day is "Climate and Water." The theme focus on climate change for the year 2020 is "Count Every Drop, Every Drop Counts." The day focuses on the challenges posed by the water crisis, floods and droughts, and lack of access to clean supplies.

World Meteorological Day:
World Meteorological Organization was established on 23 March 1950. The day showcases the essential contribution of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services to the safety and wellbeing of society. On this day, several activities are hosted around the world. 

World Meteorological Organization:
Formation: 23 March 1950
Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
President: Gerhard Adrian, Germany
Secretary-General: Petteri Taalas, Finland
Member states: 193
WMO functions under the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
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