The five-phase government is committed to ensuring the quality of air services in the country are of international standards and high quality. In achieving this, the five-phase Government promised to continue to increase the Rada weather network to reach seven (7) Rada required for the whole country.
The Government through the Tanzania Climate Authority, has signed a contract for the purchase of two weather Rada which will be closed in Kawetere City Council in Mbeya City and Nyamoli area on the road to Bulombora, Kigoma and thus making Tanzania a total network of five radar (5). It should be noted that already the Authority has closed two air conditioners in Kiseke Mwanza and Bangulo in Dar es Salaam has also started the installation of Rada Mtwara. This makes Tanzania the best Institute for climate change through Rada in East and Central Africa.
The purchase of these two Rada (fourth and fifth) for Mbeya and Kigoma has cost Tshs. 5,715,971,148.45 (USD 2,497,125) for each and also the manufacture and installation of both radar will take up to fourteen months until its completion . The Rada Manufacturer is Enterprise Electronics Corporation (ECC)
These radios are able to see up to 450 kms (Aerial distance) while encompassing radius distance and the ability to see until very small drops of rain are 250 kms.
Climate radar is one of the mechanisms used to make a long-distance weather. These games help in collecting weather data indicating the reality of the atmosphere Radar circles. Rada supports;
Know when the rainy areas are, the types of clouds and sometimes even know how much rain is expected.
Monitoring areas with high rainfall and rocky roads with strong winds and strong winds so that they can provide timely warning.
Tracking trends that cause bad weather conditions (hail, strong winds and storms).
Tracking hurricanes in the sea as its scope and hence provide caution to the cyclone behavior.
Monitoring wind that can cause harm to the safety of air transport (wind shear)
To advise users of weather services to take precautions during their economic and social activities.
Helping to provide short-term forecasts and during bad weather conditions.
The call is made available to all citizens to cooperate in protecting and maintaining these Rada plants and all weather equipment for the benefit of our nation.
Source: Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority