Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday launched a mobile application which will provide city-wise weather forecasts, nowcasts and other warnings.
The mobile application, Mausam, has been designed and developed jointly 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).
Speaking at the event, Vardhan said huge financial investments are needed, at least twice the present budget, to augment observational networks, replace old ships and procure new computing resources.
Mausam is available both on Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store.
The app will offer different services.
It will provide current weather information, including temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, for 200 cities. The information will be updated eight times a day……Read More>>