Mozambique now using satellite for predicting cyclones, natural disasters


Mozambique’s National Meteorology Institute (INAM) announced Friday that it is shifting from the former satellite system to the new one provided by China, which will allow for more accurate predictions on weather forecast, climate change and potential natural disasters.

“From this Friday on, we will have a system that allows the country to monitor tropical cyclones, something the former system did not allow us to do because of its coverage limitation,” said the deputy director of INAM Mussa Mustafa on the launching ceremony in Maputo.

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