Chinese scientist wins global meteorological award

Beijing:A Chinese scientist has won the International Meteorological Organisation Prize, the world's top prize for meteorological work bestowed by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), officials said on Thursday. Zeng Qingcun, a Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) member, won the ward for contributions to satellite meteorological remote-sensing theory, numerical weather prediction theory, meteorological disaster prevention, as well as the earth system model, Xinhua news agency reported CAS as saying.  The International Meteorological Organisation Prize is awarded annually to scientists that have made outstanding contributions to meteorology, hydrology and geophysical sciences.