PHILIPSBURG:— Saturday, March 23rdis World Meteorological Day (WMD), which commemorates the coming into force of the Convention establishing the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on 23 March 1950.
Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Stuart Johnson on Friday said national Meteorological and Hydrological services make an essential contribution to the safety and wellbeing of society.
The Meteorological Department of Sint Maarten (MDS) falls under Ministry TEATT. It monitors weather conditions 24-7; observes, records, and transmits upper-air data (temperature, humidity, winds etc.); corresponds with regional and international weather stations about various meteorological