India Meteorological Department Current Affairs, GK & News

Google Doodle: Indian physicist Anna Mani

On 23 August, Google dedicated a doodle to Anna Mani, India’s first female physics scientist. She was a physicist as well as a meteorologist. She has a special contribution related to research in the field of meteorology and energy. Who is Anna Mani? Anna Mani was born on 23 August 1918 in the former state ..

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Japan- IMD partnership on Climate Change

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has partnered with Government of Japan, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Climate Change. They have launched an initiative to hasten climate action across 10 states and Union Territories in India. Important facts related to the initiative include; This initiative will extend support to Nationally Determined Contribution (NDCs), in ..

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IMD’s First Long-Range Forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD has issued a long-range forecast for the southwest monsoon season rainfall during the period June to September. The prediction has stated that rainfall will be normal this year. Overview: The long-range forecast of IMD is issued in two stages. The first forecast is released in the month of April. The ..

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‘Expanding Heat Resilience’ Report

According to a new report titled ‘Expanding Heat Resilience,’ the cities and districts of India must increase their efforts to protect the vulnerable during the summer. The report has been released while the country, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), has recorded its warmest March since 1901. Overview This report was released on 6th ..

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India’s Warmest Days in 121 Years

The analysis of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has shown that India has recorded its warmest March days, on average, in 121 years. The maximum temperature across the nation crossed 1.86°C above normal. Overview: This figure was mostly due to large deviations in the northwest and central India’s maximum temperature. In terms of daily temperatures ..

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IMD Climate Hazards E-Book and Vulnerability e-Atlas

An e-book titled “Climate Hazards and Vulnerability Atlas of India- State: Tamil Nadu” has been launched by the India Meteorological Department on 23rd March as part of World Meteorological Day celebrations Overview: This newly launched atlas can be accessed by the public from the website mausam.imd.gov.in. This e-atlas will help the disaster management agencies to ..

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