Ongoing activities related to dust impacts in the Caribbean


The Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) hosts the Pan-American Regional Centre for the World Meteorological Organization Sand and Dust Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System (WMO SDS-WAS). As one of its primary activities, the CIMH has provided dust and air quality forecasts for the Caribbean using the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model coupled with Chemistry (WRF-Chem).
Other activities we have been involved in include the Caribbean Aerosol-Health Network (CAHN) and providing daily weather and dust briefings from June-August 2020 and 2021 for the Caribbean Air-quality Alert and Management Assistance System-Public Health (CALIMA-PH) Summer Intensive Field Campaign. We have also been providing Sahara dust advisories for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Health and Energy Sectors for distribution within their network

14 December 2022


Presented by

Andrea Sealy and Ahsford Reyes

Event type



14:00 - 15:00 UTC




1 h

Barcelona Dust Regional Center