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Code Red Warning in Delhi

The IMD (India Meteorological Department) on December 29, 2019 issued code red warning for Delhi, Haryana and the neighbouring states. The maximum temperature reached -13 degree Celsius in the capital. Colour Coded weather warning of IMD The color-coded warning is issued by the IMD operating in New Delhi under Ministry of Earth Sciences. The objective ..

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Government of India (GoI) signs pact with IBM for pilot study on using AI in Agriculture

The Government of India (GoI) has signed pact with IBM India for undertaking a pilot study to utilise Artificial Intelligence (AI) and weather technology solutions in agriculture in one district each in three states. The pilot study will be conducted for the Kharif crop season 2019 in three districts – Bhopal, Rajkot and Nanded – ..

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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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CCEA approves Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS) scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved continuation of nine sub-schemes of umbrella scheme “Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS)” during 2017-2020. The scheme aims at improving skill of weather and climate forecast through sustained observations, intensive Research & Development. ACROSS Scheme The scheme pertains to ..

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Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approves continuation of nine sub-schemes of umbrella scheme “Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS)”

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved continuation of the nine sub-schemes of the umbrella scheme “Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS)” during 2017-2020 at an estimated cost of Rs. 1450 crore. It will be implemented by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) through its institutes namely India Meteorological Department ..

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