Union Minister Jitendra Singh: Meteorological Department’s forecast accuracy increased by 40%

Union Minister Jitendra Singh: Meteorological Department's forecast accuracy increased by 40%

Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh | Photograph Contribution: VELANKANNI RAJ

Union Minister Jitendra Singh stated on Sunday that the Meteorology division’s extreme climate forecast accuracy has elevated by practically 40% over the previous eight to 9 years.

Referring to the 148th founding day of the Indian Meteorological Division (IMD), the Minister stated that disaster-related dying charges fell to single digits with the development in forecasts.

He stated that the variety of doppler radars within the district elevated from 15 in 2013 to 37 in 2023. He added that India will add 25 extra radars within the subsequent two to a few years, bringing the quantity to 62.

“By 2025, the entire nation might be lined by doppler radars,” he stated.

On Sunday, IMD deployed 4 Doppler Climate Radars (DWRs) in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Jammu and Kashmir that can strengthen climate monitoring capabilities within the western Himalayan area.

4 DWRs have been put in at Banihal High in Jammu and Kashmir, Jot and Murari Devi in ​​Himachal Pradesh, and Surkanada Devi in ​​Uttarakhand.

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