SEVERE WEATHER FORECAST DEMONSTRATION PROJECT (SWFDP)
NATIONAL CENTRE FOR MEDIUM RANGE WEATHER FORECASTING
The Severe Weather Forecasting Demonstration Project (SWFDP) is World Meteorological Organization (WMO) initiative to strengthening capacity in National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) in developing and least developed countries including Small Island Developing States (SIDSs) to deliver improved forecasts and warnings of severe weather to save lives, livelihoods and property.
The Severe Weather Forecasting Demonstration Project-Bay of Bengal (SWFDP-BoB) includes Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Myanmar, SriLanka and Thailand as participants with (10S-45N/45E-110E) as the area of responsibility. NCMRWF is one of the global centers along with IMD and INCOIS providing NWP guidance
Brief Description: is a global analysis and forecast system adapted from UK Met Office. The global analysis is carried out four times daily at 00, 06, 12 and 18 UTC and the forecast runs are made based on 00 and 12 UTC It is high resolution global model providing forecasts at 17km grid up to 10 days.
Brief Description: Ensemble Prediction System (NEPS) is a global medium range probabilistic forecasting system adapted from UK Met Office. The control forecast run starts with N768L70 analysis and 44 ensemble members start from different perturbed initial conditions to provide forecasts up to 10 days.