Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimate (GRIB) - MFG - Indian Ocean 57 degrees E

Abstract:
The Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimate (MPE) product consists of the near-real-time rain rates in mm/hr for each Meteosat image in original pixel resolution. The algorithm is based on the combination of polar orbiter microwave measurements and images in the Meteosat IR channel by a so-called blending technique. The MPE is most suitable for convective precipitation. Applications and Users: Operational weather forecasting in areas with poor or no radar coverage, especially in Africa and Asia. Up until November 2013, all products from the first day of the month have an incorrect timestamp in Section 1 (bytes 13-19) of the GRIB format.

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    • Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimate (GRIB) - MFG - Indian Ocean 57 degrees E
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