This manual provides the basic knowledge and guidance to develop or to set up an appropriate and tailored system for any case in which a flood forecasting and warning system is required. The aim is to provide a succinct but comprehensive overview of the basic knowledge and information that the relevant personnel of the National Meteorological or Hydrometeorological Services or other flood management service should require.
The Manual describes the various components of a flood warning system, which are:
- Design of a flood forecasting system
- Implementation and operation of a flood forecasting system
- Flood warnings