On April 10, National Meteorological Centre (NMC) of CMA launches QPF products for Africa with the latest NMC's website. The products are available from 24 to 84 hours at 24 hours interval.
Previously, NMC’s precipitation forecast targeted at different continents was confined to Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania. Since November, 2019, NMC has developed artificial integrated correction, MICAPS forecasting and product dissemination tool updates, and organized the forecasting operation of precipitation area in Africa. After over half one year’s trial operation, product generation is stable and has realized zero error and zero time lapse. It has ensured the high efficient and smooth operation of this new products.