Recent news

Himawari-8 conducts first target area observation in response to international user request

October 18, 2018

JMA’s Himawari-8 meteorological satellite began conducting on-demand Target Area (TA) observation around Darwin in northern Australia at 06:30 UTC on 15 October 2018 in response to a request made by Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology (BoM). This is the first operation of its kind to be performed under the new HimawariRequest service.

More information can be found here together with a related animation.


CGMS-46 report published

September 24, 2018

The final report of the CGMS-46 meeting has been published.


CGMS-46 key outcomes and achievements

August 24, 2018

The key outcomes and results following the 46th plenary session on 3-8 June 2018 are available here.