On 10 November 2017, the new GloFAS seasonal outlook was released. This is the world's first operational global scale seasonal river flow forecast, and has been developed in collaboration with the University of Reading and ECMWF. The forecasts are displayed as three new “Seasonal Outlook” layers in the GloFAS user interface and are updated once per month, using the latest ECMWF seasonal forecasting system, SEAS5.
These new layers are designed to give an overview of whether river flow is likely to be unusually high or low over the next four months, for the global river network. For more information and to view the forecasts, visit www.globalfloods.eu.