Live and Worldwide Forecast : Windyty, the wind map

Nice info-graphics in motion- online and real time. Based on data and products of the European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts, the ECMWF produces numerical weather forecasts and monitor the Earth-system. More importantly, it carries out scientific and technical research to improve forecast skill. The Windyty site clearly shows the wind map and visually explains current circumstances. Users can select from various variables to search for and view information, such as wind speed, temperature, cloud, rain, snow, wave, barometric pressure…to name a few. As users drag and drop the point to a location where they are interested to see, a responsive summary of temperature and wind speed for the pinpointed location is shown. One more click  on the summary box will bring you a window sliding from the side for more details. You can even play the timeline on the bottom to foresee the future prediction. The animated forecasting vividly shows information nicely for us to interact and to see the invisible. You can zoom in and out the live information, control and rotate the wind map and weather info of the earth at your fingertips.

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