Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai Current Affairs, GK & News

Monsoon To Be Near Normal As Predicted By IMD

The first stage forecast for the South West Monsoon seasonal rainfall (June-September) has been issued by the Indian Metrological Department (IMD). The rainfall is likely to be 96% of the Long Period Average (LPA) with a model error of 5% along with that Weak El Ni conditions are likely to prevail during the monsoon season ..

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Impact Based Forecasting Approach: IMD develops technology to assess rise of water level in rivers

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has developed new technology called ‘Impact Based Forecasting Approach’ to assess rise of water level in rivers and reservoirs by rain.  It shows pre-event scenario will help state governments authorities to minutely monitor impact of rainfall and take real-time decisions. It will help to avoid disastrous situation similar to Kerala floods. ..

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