Urban Meteorological Services are anticipated to be launched within the first part in metro cities like as Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai, and Bengaluru, with extra cities to observe.

Weather Forecast

Following the footsteps of an analogous initiative within the nationwide capital area, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) is ready to launch extremely localised climate data companies in 50 cities all through the nation.

In June of final yr, the meteorological workplace launched the Urban Meteorological Services for Delhi-NCR, which makes use of 13 climate stations to ship present observations and early warnings by way of Nowcast.

As a part of the UMS, IMD presents present climate observations, air high quality observations, climate forecasts, air high quality forecasts, district-by-district climate alerts, and a Nowcast.

It additionally provides district-level alerts for extreme climate occasions akin to thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in a colour-coded format that the final individuals can perceive.

 About India Meteorological Department (IMD)

Indian Meteorological Department is the nationwide meteorological service of the Indian authorities. It was fashioned in 1875 and it’s headquarter is in New Delhi. IMD offers with every thing associated to meteorology, seismology and related topics. Moreover, the Ministry of Earth Science is the division who supervises the executive obligations. The IMD is headed by the Director General of Meteorology, Dr. Mrutynjay Mohaptra. And it is without doubt one of the six Regional Specialized Meteorological Centres of the World Meteorological Organization.

IMD provides direct companies to the farming neighborhood. The Division of Agricultural Meteorology was established in 1932. The principal motive of this division is to assist agriculturists and planners by offering them data associated to climate situations in order that they’ll make methods of day-to-day agricultural operations, crop-yield forecasts primarily based on meteorological information.  

First printed on: 01 May 2022, 02:35 IST



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