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IMD to explore artificial intelligence to improve forecasting, predict extreme weather events
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IMD to explore artificial intelligence to improve forecasting, predict extreme weather events

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
India

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
India

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
India

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.

India re-joins Arctic Council intergovernmental panel as observer nation this year
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India re-joins Arctic Council intergovernmental panel as observer nation this year

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
India

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
India

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.

Centre says IMD issued severe weather warnings for Kerala, refutes charges of 'lapses' in forecast
India

Centre says IMD issued severe weather warnings for Kerala, refutes charges of 'lapses' in forecast

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
India

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
News & Analysis

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
India

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.

Chennai to get comprehensive flood warning system after several instances of urban flooding
News & Analysis

Chennai to get comprehensive flood warning system after several instances of urban flooding

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 mulls setting up of tsunami warning system for South China Sea
World

India mulls setting up of tsunami warning system for South China Sea

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.

Indian Ministry of Earth Sciences to get 15 petaflop supercomputer for weather forecasting
News & Analysis

Indian Ministry of Earth Sciences to get 15 petaflop supercomputer for weather forecasting

India will enter into new frontiers in modelling activities with specific applications on severe weather, urban meteorology and ocean services.

Monsoon alert: Rains to hit Kerala before 30 May, says IMD forecast
India

Monsoon alert: Rains to hit Kerala before 30 May, says IMD forecast

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.

IMD predicts 100% rainfall this monsoon as El Nino less likely
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IMD predicts 100% rainfall this monsoon as El Nino less likely

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.

Ministries of health, earth sciences may tie-up with India Post to offer weather, medical services
India

Ministries of health, earth sciences may tie-up with India Post to offer weather, medical services

The Ministry of Health wants the India Post to supply general medicines in remote and inaccessible areas of the country, the senior official said.

India's heatwaves claimed 4,620 lives in four years, says Ministry of Earth Sciences
India

India's heatwaves claimed 4,620 lives in four years, says Ministry of Earth Sciences

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.

Earthquake of 5.2 intensity hits region along Indo-Pak border in J&K
India

Earthquake of 5.2 intensity hits region along Indo-Pak border in J&K

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale on Saturday shook the border region of Jammu and Kashmir.