Japanese Weathernews opens branch in Copenhagen

The Danish Meteorological Institute, DMI, faces home turf competition, as one of the world’s largest meteorological companies, Japanese Weathernews, opens a branch in Copenhagen within the month. Weathernews plans to expand over the coming years.

Photo: Christian Florian / DMI

Japanese Weathernews, one of the world’s largest suppliers of weather forecasts and shipping route planning, will open a branch in Copenhagen within the month. The branch will serve as the company’s hub for Scandinavia and the Arctic region.

This means that DMI will now be facing the competition of a major player on the international stage, one that will, among other things, soon launch its own weather satellite into orbit.

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