Punjab and Kashmir Weather

Aviation Services
Introduction Products Responsibilities
Aviation services

Responsibilities of MOs:

The following are the main responsibilities of Met. Offices (MOs) at airports under RMC Lahore.

  • Preparation of forecasts and other relevant informations for national and international flights operating from their respective Airports.
  • Preparation of forecasts of local Meteorological conditions.
  • Keeping a continuous watch over the Meteorological condition (FIR) and to issue necessary advisory/warnings.
  • Provision of weather briefing of current and forecasted meteorological conditions to the pilots (on telephone or in briefing room), consultation and to provide flight folder to flight operational personnel of all airlines operating at AIIAP Lahore.
  • Supply of Met. Information in the form of METAR, SPECI, TAFORS, RVR observations, landing and take off reports, pressure data, RADAR and Satellite pictures, SIGMETs, Air reports (AIREP), Wind shear and turbulence informations.
  • Display of all Meteorological Information
  • Exchange of Met. Information with other MOs and MWOs.
  • Supply of flight planning informations.
  • To issue aerodrome warning.
  • Dissemination of information regarding wind shear and turbulence to other MOs and MWOs.

Responsibilities as MWO:

The following are the main responsibilities of Meteorological Watch Office (MWO) at Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIAP)

  • Continuous watch of Meteorological conditions within in its FIR.
  • To prepare and dissemination of SIGMETs and other information in its FIR.
  • Exchange of SIMETS with other MWOs.
  • Supply of SIGMETs and other information to aircrafts, provided by other MWOs.
  • Supply of information about wind shear and turbulence to other MWOs and aircrafts.

Dissemination of Information:

The briefing and documentation is provided either though telephone or by hand. The Met information is also provided through internet which can be directly downloaded from PMD site.

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