Page-7 of Weather forecasting Current Affairs, GK & News
The NASA has successfully launched highly advanced geostationary weather satellite Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R). It was launched on board of Atlas 5 rocket which had lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The satellite will boost the US’s weather observation capabilities, leading to more accurate and timely forecasts, watches and warnings. Key ..
The cycloneprone eastern coast of India will get a new doppler radar to boost the weather forecasting system. It will be commissioned by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Gopalpur in Odisha which had faced the severe cyclonic storm Phailin in October 2013. It will be the sixth such radar on the country’s east coast ..