Earth Science Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday propelled a portable application which will give city-wise climate estimates, nowcasts and different admonitions.
The portable application, “Mausam”, has been planned and grown together by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, and the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Talking at the occasion, Vardhan said tremendous budgetary ventures are required, at any rate double the current financial plan, to enlarge observational systems, supplant old ships and acquire new registering assets.
Mausam is accessible both on Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store. Mausam will offer climate gauge for the week for about 450 Indian urban communities. The application will offer various administrations also.
It will give current climate data, including temperature, moistness, wind speed and heading, for 200 urban areas. The data will be refreshed eight times each day.
It will likewise issue nowcasts, three-hourly admonitions, for neighborhood climate wonders, and their force for around 800 stations and locale. If there should be an occurrence of serious climate, its effect will likewise be remembered for the notice.
The application will give climate gauge to the following seven days for around 450 urban areas in India. Climate data of the previous 24 hours will likewise be accessible on the application.
It likewise has a framework which will give shading coded alarms (red, yellow, orange) for all locale two times per day for as long as five days to caution individuals in front of hazardous climate.