This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In an era of increasingly extreme hurricanes, floods, and drought, the people in charge of preparing for disasters depend on meteorologists to anticipate where the next catastrophe might strike. Here's some good news: Meteorologists are coming through, with unprecedented accuracy. In fact, weather forecasting technology has improved so dramatically that humanitarian organizations can now fund disaster relief before disaster hits. It's a revolutionary change that could save countless lives.
May-18-2018, 14:50:30 GMT