Uganda’s first modern weather radar up- FORECASTS NOW ACCURATE 100%

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Uganda’s first modern weather radar up and running in Entebbe. Aviation and short term forecasts now accurate 100% according to Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) Lillian Nkwenge.

On 29th May 2019, the Uganda National Meteorological Authority provided an update on the construction of RADAR that is being installed Kigungu- Entebbe.
The RADAR is an acronym for RAdio Detection And Ranging, and in its simplest form it consists of a transmitted radio signal aimed by an antenna in a particular direction, and a receiver that detects the echoes off any objects in the path of the signal.

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According to Hon. Minister of State for Environment – Dr. Mary Goretti Kitutu, the weather radars will help us to enhance weather forecast, targeting to know where exactly it will rain or shine at micro -Climate level and also help us monitor certain features then know what to improve in terms of environment protection
The radar will be ready for commission in July 2019.

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