All Africa Early Warning System Update

  • May 21, 2015

The 2014 – 2015 Lake Victoria Basin project continues to prove its capability in the basin throughout African .  A number of automatic weather stations have been deployed in the basin and across Africa to provide complete end – to – end advance severe weather alerting to many regions for the first time.  Earth Networks collaboration with the East African Community Secretariat, EAC member states and the African Center for Lightning and Electromagnetics ( provides severe weather early warning possibilities through the use of  integrated weather monitoring and alerting tools like StreamerRT.

Local meteorological services and governments have the ability to see severe weather before, during and after its development.  StreamerRT allows the instant visualization of storm cell tracking, dangerous thunderstorm alerting and lightning detection both in cloud and cloud – to ground.