Friday, Dec 02, 2022



This year, new system to pinpoint sources of air pollution in Delhi-NCR

September 25, 2021 8:37 pm

An air quality early warning system, developed by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, has been operational in Delhi-NCR since 2018.

Pune: Results of IITM cloud seeding experiments over Solapur may take more time

August 03, 2021 1:19 pm

The experiment is being carried out in the rain-shadow region of Solapur and the scientists are expected to come up with recommendations to address future drought situations using cloud seeding techniques.

For better forecast, new system to study clouds near Bhopal

January 15, 2018 6:14 am

In 2016, IITM had tied up with Sagar University in MP, located about 200 kms north of Bhopal where experiments on carbon emitting sources and composition of greenhouse gases were carried out.

La Nina to bring in rain this year, says climate expert

January 19, 2016 11:27 am

According to the climate prediction centre, this year La NIina effect will be seen like in six instances wherein it folloewd El Nino in the successive year.

It’s clear some kind of dust particles do influence fog: Dr G S Bhat

December 15, 2015 4:42 am

Dr G S Bhat, chairperson of Delhi joint fog action committee, tells Pritha Chatterjee the effect of fog on socioeconomic problems is immense.

A first: Delhi gets pilot study to analyse and forecast fog

December 15, 2015 2:13 am

The five-year campaign, designed along the lines of studies in Paris and Toronto, will attempt to predict triggers, intensity and dissipation factors associated with fog.

WMO Workshop on Nov 9-11 for climate prediction centres

November 09, 2015 4:14 am

According to IITM, the workshop is an effort to facilitate increased interaction among various operational climate prediction centres.

Cloud-seeding for Pune district’s catchment areas starts today

September 16, 2015 9:27 am

This monsoon, Pune district recorded a rainfall deficiency of 83 mm as compared to the season’s average and dams in its catchment areas are only half full.

Agency makes model to forecast rain for 20 days in advance every 5 days

September 03, 2015 2:58 am

The system, which was developed by IITM in 2013 as part of the National Monsoon Mission, is currently in an experimental stage.

Gulf storm to worsen air quality in city, Mumbai: IITM forecast

April 06, 2015 2:41 am

The SAFAR forecasting system is likely to be dedicated to the nation next month.