Forecasting Heavy Rains and Landslides in Eastern Africa

Forecasting Heavy Rains and Landslides in Eastern Africa
  • Describe the main factors in landslide formation, including meteorological factors
  • Describe the process of forecasting landslide potential
  • Use the following products to forecast landslide potential and issue appropriate warnings and advisories: satellite imagery and products, including multi-sensor precipitation estimates and ASCAT soil moisture; NWP output, including K-index and total precipitable water; rainfall climatology; and surface observations