Indian Meteorological Department: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Foundation day of India Meteorological Department

The foundation day of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) is to be celebrated on 15th January 2020. It is the 145th Foundation Day of the department. The Department was formed in the year 1875. Today is the main agency responsible for all the meteorological observations, forecasting of weather and seismology. The Headquarter is located in New Delhi and ..

Pre-Monsoon Rainfall Deficit

As per the data from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), India had a pre-monsoon rainfall deficit of about 22 per cent in 2019. Deficit of Pre-Monsoon Rainfall India had 82.1 mm rainfall against the normal of 104.6 mm for this stage in 2019. 22 states and Union Territories have had deficient rain (short by 20% ..