Water: An Indian Express Series

Water is everywhere, in the air we breathe, in our food and drink, in the electronics we use. There is no life without water. Tune in every Tuesday, to follow Ameya Nagarajan as she explores the story of water in India.

Episode 3 July 3, 2018

The rain men

In this episode of Water, Ameya encounters the complexity of predicting the weather and its history in India. Speaking to a scientist from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology and the Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, she finds out about the long history of measuring the rain in India and all the technological advances it has made. She also speaks to Pradeep John, aka the Tamil Nadu Weatherman, and a cult figure in the state.


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The rain menIn this episode of Water, Ameya encounters the complexity of predicting the weather and its history in India. Speaking to a scientist from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology and the Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, she finds out about the long history of measuring the rain in India and all the technological advances it has made. She also speaks to Pradeep John, aka the Tamil Nadu Weatherman, and a cult figure in the state. Follow @expresspodcasts on Twitter or find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/expresspodcasts to keep up with our shows and episodes. You can tweet to Ameya @ameyann.