India Meteorological Department (IMD) Current Affairs, GK & News

India Meteorological Department (IMD)  Current Affairs, GK & News

IMD launches improved SILAM and ENFUSER models to monitor Air Quality in the country

On October 14, 2020, the Indian Meteorological Department operationalised improved air quality forecast models. They were SILAM and ENFUSER. There are more than 40 air quality monitoring systems in Delhi. SILAM SILAM is System for Integrated Modelling of Atmospheric Composition. The model has been improved by implementing Global emission inventories such as CAMS-GLOB and EDGAR ..

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The country observes the highest rainfall since 1976

According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the country has set a new record after 44 years by receiving 25 per cent more rainfall than the average. However, the IMD expects monsoon to slow down by September this year. What does the forecast say? IMD’s forecast so far has been correct regarding the monsoon. The latest ..

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India has Received More than Normal Rainfall So Far: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has reported that rainfall has been more than normal in the country so far this year and it has been around 6% more than the normally perceived rainfall in the country during this time. The more than normal rainfall has been observed in the south peninsula, central India and east ..

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New List of Names for Tropical Cyclones in North Indian Ocean Released

A new list of 169 names for tropical cyclones in the North Indian Ocean has been released by IMD. Naming of Tropical Cyclones The new list of 169 names were released using contributions from the IMD and the WMO/ESCAP panel on tropical cyclones (PTC). The panel has 13 member nations:  Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, ..

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2019- 7th Warmest Year in India in last 119 Years

According to a report published by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) named ‘Climate Summary’ on Wednesday, 8th January 9, 2020, since record-keeping commenced in the year 1901, 2019 was the 7th warmest year in India as per the records of previous 119 years available. From 1980-2010 the average of mean temperature is defined, as in ..

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