The workshop will shed light on the sub-seasonal to seasonal prediction of monsoons, with an emphasis on lead times of 2–4 weeks on the following themes.
(a) Prediction of the onset and cessation of the monsoon,
(b) Prediction of high-impact weather events and dry and wet spells during the monsoon season,
(c) Use of coupled ocean-atmosphere models for monsoon prediction,
(d) Statistical prediction of the monsoons,