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It’s Raining HPC – How Supercomputing is Shaping Weather Forecasts

Meike Chabowski

“Supercomputing has also ushered in the era of the personalized, mobile forecast. In 2006, IBM announced a supercomputer that could provide a forecast within one kilometer of its source. Eight years later, Weather.com’s mobile app tells us the exact forecast for our town.”

Met Office Supercomputer Maps Storm Long Before it Forms

A £30million computer used by the UK Met Office in the UK was able to accurately predict the size and path of a recent storm four days before it had taken shape.