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IIT Bombay’s collaboration with India Meteorological Department (IMD)

Recently, IIT Bombay entered into collaboration with India Meteorological Department (IMD) to develop climate solutions at the village, city, and district levels. What are the expected outcomes of the collaboration? Sensors and Drone-based Smart Monitoring System Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) technology for water and food security Intelligent and automated early warning systems Climate and Health Smart ..

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National Workshop on HeatWave 2020

The National Workshop on Preparedness, Mitigation and Management of Heat Wave was inaugurated in Bengaluru, Karnataka on December 5th. This 2 day workshop is being jointly organised by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the state government of Karnataka. The workshop will see the participation of NDMA members, officials, experts from various fields like ..

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ESPNcricinfo ties up with IIT Madras to launch Superstats AI tool to analyse cricket statistics

In Mumbai, ESPNcricinfo has partnered with IIT Madras to launch ‘Superstats’, a next level artificial intelligence tool that can analyse cricket statistics through machine learning. The tool will forecast if and how a player’s or a team’s performance can turn around a game, on real time. Superstats will analyse the game of cricket on a ..

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IMD Bulletin about the Average Temperatures in 2018: Key Facts

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has released a bulletin highlighting the important features about the climatic conditions of 2018: India’s average mean monthly temperatures were “warmer than the normal” during all the months of the year except December. This more than normal mean monthly temperature is attributed to global warming. The annual mean surface air temperature ..

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India Meteorological Department (IMD) launches new EPS to predict severity and intensity of weather

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has launched a new Ensemble Prediction Systems (EPS) to provide probabilistic weather forecasts up to the next 10 days. According to IMD, these new systems shall improve upon deterministic forecasts that are prone to high margins of error. These systems also use a higher resolution 12 km grid scale, instead ..

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The Karnataka government ties up with Microsoft to develop India’s first Farm Price Forecasting Model

The Karnataka Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with software giant Microsoft India to develop a unique “farm price forecasting model” using latest IT tools in a bid to help farmers, administrators and other stakeholders to understand the market behaviour in advance. The proposed initiative is said to be the first-of-its-kind in the ..

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