The National Service of natural areas protected by the state (Sernanp) reported that a new climate monitoring and forecasting system has been implemented in the Inca Trail network of the Machu Picchu historic sanctuary in Cusco.
He also indicated that this system will allow to have a daily forecast with meteorological data such as humidity, temperature, radiation, precipitation, among others; information that is very useful for visitors to this Protected Natural Area and tour operators in order to organize their next tours.
To this end, the National Service of Meteorology and Hydrology (Senamhi) installed six automatic meteorological stations in the sectors of Q’oriwarachina, Huayllabamba, Pacaymayo alto, Machu Picchu Pueblo, Intihuatana, Soraypampa and Santa Teresa.
The Sernanp said that the public in general and users of the Inca trail Network can access this information through the official website of the institution
The National Service of natural areas protected by the state – SERNANP, is a specialized public technical body attached to the Ministry of the environment, through legislative decree 1013 of 14 May 2008, charged with directing and establishing technical and administrative criteria for the conservation of protected natural areas – ANP, and with protecting the maintenance of Biological Diversity. SERNANP is the governing body of the national system of natural areas protected by the state – SINANPE, and in its capacity as a technical-regulatory authority carries out its work in coordination with regional, local governments and owners of lands recognized as private conservation areas.