weather bureau

noun

Definition of weather bureau

: a bureau engaged in the collection of weather reports as a basis for weather predictions, storm warnings, and the compiling of statistical records

Examples of weather bureau in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chanthu made landfall over the Batanes islands about 8:30 a.m. local time, according to the Philippine weather bureau PAGASA. Helen Regan And Angus Watson, CNN, 11 Sep. 2021 Temperatures that summer were well above average even for the typically hot country, with weeks-long heat waves across much of Australia, according to the country’s weather bureau. Washington Post, 6 Aug. 2021 The downtown Minneapolis weather bureau records 3 inches of snow. Todd Nelson, Star Tribune, 30 Apr. 2021 The Philippines weather bureau said another cyclone, tropical storm Atsani, had entered the country and could gain strength. Chandler Thornton And Ben Westcott, CNN, 1 Nov. 2020 The state weather bureau said the storm slammed ashore in San Policarpio town in Eastern Samar province around noon. Fox News, 14 May 2020 The weather bureau said temperatures in southern and central Australia on Thursday may reach between 8 and 16 degrees higher than normal. NBC News, 18 Dec. 2019 Kammuri is forecast to exit Philippine waters on Thursday, the weather bureau said. BostonGlobe.com, 2 Dec. 2019 Kammuri has gained strength, now packing maximum winds of 155 kilometers per hour near the center and gusts of up to 190 kph, the nation’s weather bureau said. BostonGlobe.com, 2 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of weather bureau

1871, in the meaning defined above

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“Weather bureau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weather%20bureau. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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