MISSION:

Real time collection of high-quality meteorological data for effective use in the provision of weather information, the issuance of timely and accurate forecasts and warnings for the general public, shipping and civil aviation.


VISION:

Envisions itself to be of relevant service to society by attaining world-class competence in weather forecasting and warning that will ensure the safety and welfare of communities vulnerable to meteorological hazards and promote the economic well-being of the nation.


FUNCTIONS:

Undertakes continuous monitoring, analysis and prediction of atmospheric conditions and issues forecasts daily for the general public, shipping and civil  aviation. Issues warnings and bulletins on tropical cyclones and other potential dangerous meteorological conditions for the welfare of society and the country; maintains an efficient meteorological telecommunication system for effective collection/reception of data, local and international exchange of data and warning bulletins, weather forecasts and other relevant information; and conducts operational studies/investigations for the continuing development/improvement of weather analysis and prediction techniques.

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