How We Use Social Media to Communicate Dangerous Weather Events?

Competency Framework
WMO Satellite Skills

Presentation 11 in the Warnings Event Week 2017

Length: 28 min

Author: Justyna Wodziczko (MetNo)


The Norwegian Met Service (MetNo) uses a wide variety of social media from Facebook and Youtube to Twitter and Instagram for delivering information to people around the country (and world). That way MetNo can post numerous short news, pictures and general weather information that people find appealing because of their shortness and informativity. On the other hand how are the extreme events reported through such services?


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