1) Until the establishment of a National Meteorological Services, concerning the standardization of instruments and establishment of new Met-stations, it was recommended that the Meteorological Services of Asmara International Airport to act as coordinator and provide guidance to all concerned agencies.
2) Having recognized the shortage of highly skilled man power in different fields of applied Meteorology, it was recommended that human resource development to be implemented in due course.
3) Recognizing the lack of trained met observers in most of the Met-stations installed in our country and the available capacity for training Met-Observers at the Meteorological Services of Asmara International Airport, it was recommended that the Meteorological Services of Asmara Int'l Airport should act as a training body.
b) This sort of meeting must be continuous as to enable the concerned agencies discuss on issues relevant to wards improving meteorological data collection and dissemination methodologies.
Generally dry weather condition prevailed over most parts of the country during the month of November. However, some cloudiness was observed over the eastern escarpments and one-day rainfall (i.e. 2.6 mm ) was reported over Mendefera. As compared to the long year monthly average the month of November 1998 was generally dry. Almost all station received below Average to much below average rainfall during this period. Hence the performance of 1998 Kiremti Bahri rain was poor during the month of November over the eastern escarpments and eastern lowlands of the country.
For most of the high grounds and western lowlands of the country dry weather condition during the month of November could be conducive time of harvest.
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Last update by rvb January 20, 1999.