South Asian Meteorological Association (SAMA)

SAMA is a Non-Profit International Scientific Society of Nine South Asian countries engaged in the promotion of Meteorology and Allied Sciences.


Upcoming Event : SAMA and ACARR CUSAT Joint Weekly Online Lecture Series on Radar Meteorology (25th May- 02 November 2024)

SAMA and ACARR CUSAT Joint Weekly Online Lecture Series on Radar Meteorology

Lecture 2: Principles & Applications of Doppler Weather Radar in Weather Forecasting & Research by
Dr. Devendra Pradhan
Scientist. G and ADGM Instruments (Rtd), IMD

Date: June 1st, 2024

Time: 03.00 PM IST (UTC +5.30 Hours)

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Prof. Celeste Saulo

Secretary-General, WMO

WMO Secretary General Hails SAMA's Impactful Contributions

The Secretary General of the World Meteorological Organization, Prof. Celeste Saulo, extends her appreciation to the South Asian Meteorological Association (SAMA) for their remarkable efforts in capacity building and training. This commendation recognizes SAMA's impactful work across 60+ countries in South Asia and among Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) member nations. Prof. Saulo particularly emphasized the exceptional collaborative initiatives undertaken by SAMA, which have significantly contributed to the advancement of meteorological understanding and practices in these regions.

World Meteorological Organization

Discover the Story of SAMA

Uniting South Asia in the Pursuit of Meteorology

SAMA is a scientific association comprising nine South Asian countries:

  • Afghanistan

  • Bangladesh

  • Bhutan

  • India

  • Maldives

  • Myanmar

  • Nepal

  • Pakistan

  • Sri Lanka

Member countries are engaged in operational meteorological services and the promotion of meteorology and allied sciences within their respective nations.

Our Mission

Meteorology for sustainable development of the region.

Our Vision

Sharing Knowledge of Weather and Climate Without Borders.

Our Mission

Meteorology for sustainable development of the region.

Our Vision

Sharing Knowledge of Weather and Climate Without Borders.

Our Objectives

Meteorology for sustainable development of the region.


  1. Foster interaction amongst professionals working in Meteorology and allied fields in South Asia.

  2. Advancement of Meteorological and allied sciences in South Asia.

  3. Communicate knowledge of climate change and extreme weather events to the public through Citizen Science and outreach programs.

  4. Application of Meteorology and allied sciences for the sustainable development of the region.

  5. Promote Public, Private and Academia partnership for the promotion of Meteorology and its societal applications.