Airport operators can now monitor the intensity and accumulated rain remotely and in real time through the Weathercloud online platform.
Darrera has been awarded the supply with its pyranometer model LPSILICON-PYRA04.
The new equipment will be part of the Automatic Weather Station Network (XEMA) of the Meteocat, which currently has over 225 observation points throughout Catalonia.
The real-time data provided by the new equipment will enable the current runway surface conditions to be known by both the control tower of the airport and the pilots at the required time.
The acquisition of the instruments is part of the Project for Risk Management and Early Warning, driven by the United Nations World Food Programme.
The new station will be part of the observation network of the Maresme County Council’s Meteorological Service, currently formed by 13 observation points throughout the region.
The sensors will be part of the maintenance stock for the Automatic Weather Stations Network (XEMA) of the Meteocat.
The new equipment will help improve the forecasts of the County Council’s Meteorological Service and to make decisions in risk situations.
Darrera has designed, built and supplied a high performance wind station to the Government of Nepal.
Darrera has configured and supplied a Vantage Pro2™ weather station equipped with a webcam to the Sant Pere de Torelló City Council (Barcelona), which will be used to inform citizens about the local weather conditions in real time.