IMD has invited researchers to submit proposals for the use of AI in improving weather forecasting, which are now under review by the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
IMD releases weather apps Mausam, Meghdoot for public, farmers to track forecasts, warnings, imagery in real-time
The data being fed to the app comes from the state- and district-wise IMD weather stations across the country.
Delhi pollution plunges into 'severe' category again; bad air quality can be purely attributed to stubble burning, says SAFAR
'After recovering from firecracker smoke, Delhi's overall air quality has again plunged into 'severe' category', said SAFAR report
INCOIS: India's lesser-known rockstar in monitoring oceans, forecasting disasters and monitoring fisheries
A stellar example of the value INCOIS provides can be seen in the impact of forecasts on fish catch & its monetary value.
Indian has been studying the possible link between monsoon & the Arctic at its base in Svalbard.
Air pollution killed 12.4 lakh in India in 2017; exposure to PM 2.5 pollutant highest in Delhi, says report
Around 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 is attributable to air pollution, it said and termed air pollution a leading risk factor for deaths in the country where the average life expectancy would have been 1.7 years higher if the pollution levels were less than the minimal level causing health loss.
Delhi air quality remains in 'hazardous' category; doctors advise people to avoid outdoor activity, use masks
With seasonal crop residue burning, industrial and vehicle emissions and calm winds persisting, a thick layer of toxic smog settled over Delhi on Saturday.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had said that the IMD's forecast for rain in Kerala was far lower than the downpour in the state, which led to devastating floods.
Centre proposes to set up cyclone warning facility in Thiruvananthapuram, aims to complete project in one month
The IMD came under severe criticism after the allegations that the Met Department did not give adequate warning for Cyclone Ockhi, which killed 93 people.
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology inaugurates "Pratyush"; a supercomputer system to help in weather forecasting
Of the 6.8 Petaflop, four Petaflop has been set up at IITM and the balance 2.8 Petaflop at the National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecast (NCMRWF) at Noida.
Air pollution spikes on New Year's Day in Delhi; SAFAR says dense fog and firecrackers contributed to worsened air quality
Air pollution in Delhi on Monday stood on the brink of the emergency level due to a rapid build up of particulate matter owing to foggy conditions.
The initiative of a flood warning system was taken by the Office of Principal Scientific Advisor after the devastating floods the city experienced on 2015.
India is trying to extend its influence over the disputed South China Sea by exploring the possibility of setting up a tsunami early warning system for the region — something that China has reportedly also been working on.
India will enter into new frontiers in modelling activities with specific applications on severe weather, urban meteorology and ocean services.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) may have announced the onset of monsoon in Kerala on 30 May, but seasonal rainfall may arrive a day before.
Last year, the IMD had made an initial forecast of "above normal" rainfall, but it belied its prediction and the season ended with normal precipitation.
The Ministry of Health wants the India Post to supply general medicines in remote and inaccessible areas of the country, the senior official said.
Heatwaves in the country are turning out to be particularly deadly with over 4,620 recorded deaths caused by the severe weather condition in the last four years.
A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale on Saturday shook the border region of Jammu and Kashmir.