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MOMRA launches “Mater” system for rainfall and floods’ early warning

Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs (MOMRA) has launched “Mater” system to support right decision-making, early planning of rainfall and flood anticipation in all regions of the Kingdom, on the level of 17 municipalities and 269 sub-municipalities by adopting unique technology in high-precision and timely weather forecasts.

“Mater” system is considered the first of its kind in Arab region, It helps decision-makers in taking the right decision, and early planning for strong and severe weather situations, especially rainfalls, thus avoiding human and material losses as much as possible, where raw data are received from air stations and direct data from satellites , as well as regional and global meteorological stations, through a cloud platform of a specialized company, then modeling raw weather data and applying equations and algorithms to the appropriate and high accuracy information.
7/18/2018 Riyadh Newspaper
Last Modified Date: 12/9/2018 11:25 AM