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ISRO inaugurates S–Band Polarimetry Doppler Weather Radar at Sriharikota spaceport

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has inaugurated S–Band Polarimetry Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota spaceport, Andhra Pradesh. It will be used for observation of weather system up to range of 500 km and also for early warning of severe weather events. Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) The radar has been ..

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Government to set up Cyclone Warning Centre in Kerala

Union Ministry of Earth Sciences has announced to set up Cyclone Warning Centre in Kerala’s capital Thiruvananthapuram. It also proposed to set up C-band Doppler weather radar at Mangalore, Karnataka. This comes in view of recent heavy rainfall and concerns over extreme weather activities in future. Cyclone Warning Centre The centre will be equipped with ..

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SAFAR: Most advanced System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting inuagrated in Delhi

Ministry of Earth Sciences has unveiled state-of-the-art Air Quality and Weather Forecast System– SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting) at Chandni Chowk in Delhi. It is first of its kind and most advanced system in India. Such advanced are also proposed to be implemented in other three cities of India- Pune, Mumbai and ..

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India Meteorological Department (IMD) launches new EPS to predict severity and intensity of weather

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has launched a new Ensemble Prediction Systems (EPS) to provide probabilistic weather forecasts up to the next 10 days. According to IMD, these new systems shall improve upon deterministic forecasts that are prone to high margins of error. These systems also use a higher resolution 12 km grid scale, instead ..

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IMD to team up with BSNL for sending extreme weather warnings

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has teamed up with state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to send extreme weather warnings (alerts) to people. The alerts will be about impending extreme weather conditions such as thunderstorms and heatwave. Key Facts BSNL and IMD will send area-specific alerts to users if they happen to be at place ..

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