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Warld Meteorological Organisation

The Warld Meteorological Organisation (WMO) is an intergovrenmental organisation wi a membership o 191 Member States an Territories. It oreeginatit frae the Internaitional Meteorological Organisation (IMO), which wis foondit in 1873. Established in 1950, WMO acame the specialised agency o the Unitit Naitions for meteorology (wather an climate), operational hydrology an relatit geopheesical sciences. It haes its heidquarters in Geneva, Swisserland, an is a member o the Unitit Naitions Development Group.[2] The current Secretar-General is Petteri Taalas.[3] The current preses is Gerhard Adrian.[4]

Warld Meteorological Organisation
World Meteorological Organization (Inglis)
المنظمة العالمية للأرصاد الجوية (Arabic)
世界气象组织 (Cheenese)
Organisation météorologique mondiale  (French)
Всемирная Метеорологическая Организация (Roushie)
Organización Meteorológica Mundial  (Spaingie)
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Abbreviation WMO
Formation 23 Mairch 1950; 69 years ago (1950-03-23)
Teep UN agency
Legal status Active
Heidquarters Geneva, Swisserland
Petteri Taalas
Gerhard Adrian[1]


  1. retrieved on 19.06.2019
  2. "UNDG Members". United Nations Development Group. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  3. "Secretary-General". World Meteorological Organization. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  4. retrieved on 19.06.2019