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Launch of website for high resolution IITM short range deterministic forecast with GFS
The website for high resolution IITM short range deterministic forecast with GFS at T1534 (12km horizontal resolution) has been launched by honourable Dr. M. Rajeevan, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India on 3rd October, 2016 at Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune. High resolution Global Forecast System (GFS) model at T1534 (Global horizontal resolution~12 km) has been run on real time daily (experimental basis) to generate deterministic forecast for 8 days.
The forecast for 8 days is available at http://srf.tropmet.res.in/srf/files/archive_hires.php
WMO Workshop on 3-7 October 2016 at IITM
The WMO Workshop on “Enhancing Climate Indices for Sector-specific Applications in the South Asia region” will be organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and hosted by the IITM during 3-7 October 2016. The Workshop is aimed at enhancing the use of climate information in climate-sensitive sectors for climate risk management and adaptation, through interdisciplinary analysis and interpretation of sector-specific climate indices. The proposed workshop will bring together the experts from NMHSs and representatives of priority areas (agriculture and food security, water,health, energy and disaster risk reduction) from nine South Asian countries including India and also experts from world wide.
Read more : http://www.tropmet.res.in/erpas/wmo/