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IMD’s State of Climate Report: 2019 the seventh warmest year since 1901

On January 7, 2020, the International Meteorological Organisation released its “State of Climate Report” for the year 2019. According to the report, the climate change has claimed 1,659 lives in India in the year 2019. 2019 is the seventh warmest year since 1901. The temperatures were not high as compared to 2016 (the warmest year ..

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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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Rainfall in India

India relies mostly on the Monsoons for its water replenishment needs. The monsoons (southwest summer monsoon) occur over a four-month period and the weather is dominated by massive convective thunderstorms. Why monsoons matter? The rains brought by the Indian Monsoons have an impact on the overall Indian economy as a good monsoon season increases agricultural ..

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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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Meteorological Department issues ‘Yellow’ weather warning for Himachal Pradesh

The Meteorological Department issued a yellow weather warning for rain in Himachal Pradesh. Rainfall had occurred at isolated places over the state. Meteorological Department has issued colour-coded warnings to alert people ahead of severe or hazardous weather. Code color ‘yellow’ is the least dangerous weather warning which indicates the possibility of severe weather over the ..

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