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WMO/ESCAP Panel on Tropical Cyclones

Institution Name
In English
WMO/ESCAP Panel on Tropical Cyclones
Acronym PTC
Type International / Intergovernmental
WMO/ESCAP Panel on Tropical Cyclones (PTC) Secretariat, Meteorological Complex Islamabad
Tel 0092 51 9250591
Fax 0092 51 9250368
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Website http://
Activities The main objective of the WMO/ESCAP Panel on Tropical Cyclones is to promote measures to improve tropical cyclone warning systems in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, including dissemination of technical information on tropical cyclone research and forecasting operations to mitigate the socio-economic impacts of tropical cyclone-related disasters. The Panel develops activities under five components: Meteorology, Hydrology, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Training and Research.

Group(s): IOC Created: 2015-03-12 Last Updated: 2015-03-12

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