South African Weather Service

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) is the national provider of weather and climate information in South Africa and custodian of the South African Climate Databank. SAWS, by law, is the only organisation to issue weather warnings of severe weather. SAWS is a member of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) where it plays a role in various WMO technical committees and commissions and its Permanent Representative serves on the Executive Council of the WMO.

The role of SAWS within this project is to provide the best available weather information, to be the distributor/reseller/helpdesk of this R4A platform within Africa. Furthermore SAWS will be responsible for the sales and marketing.