WRF Training Workshop (11 to 15 March)


One-Week WRF Training Workshop

Development of Skilled Manpower (DESK)

Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology

The DESK, IITM is organizing a comprehensive one-week hands-on Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) training program at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology during the second week of March.


Duration: 11-15-March-2024


11-March (Monday) 10:30-11:30 12:00-01:00 2:30-04:00
12-March (Tuesday) 10:30-12:00   2:30-04:00
13-March (Wednesday) 10:30-12:00   2:30-04:00
14-March (Thursday) 10:30-12:00   2:30-04:00
15-March (Friday) 10:30-12:00   2:30-04:00


Venue: Meghdoot Auditorium, IITM


Target Audience: Research students, Project Scientists, and Young Scientists from diverse institutes in Pune and around 


  • Advanced WRF Understanding: Delve into the intricacies of the WRF modelling system.
  • Hands-on Simulation: Practical sessions on model setup, configuration, and execution.
  • Data Analysis: Techniques for post-processing and analysis of WRF output.
  • Real-world Applications: Explore diverse applications of WRF in tropical meteorology.


Training Modules:

  • Introduction to WRF Modeling:
  • Overview of Numerical Weather Prediction
  • Fundamentals of the WRF Model
  • Model Setup and Configuration:
  • Hands-on Session: Configuring WRF for Simulations
  • Physics Parameterizations and Options
  • Running WRF Simulations:
  • Practical Exercise: Executing WRF Simulations
  • Techniques for Analyzing WRF Output
  • Visualization Tools and Interpretation
  • Advanced Applications:
  • Case Studies on Tropical Meteorology



The training will include a combination of interactive lectures, hands-on workshops, and real-world case studies to ensure practical understanding and skill development.

Resource Person:

We are privileged to have Dr. Ramesh Vellore, Scientist-F, CCCR, IITM as the primary resource person. With over 30 years of invaluable experience in numerical modelling, Dr. Vellore brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to guide participants through advanced WRF concepts and applications.

Expected Outcomes:

Upon completion of the training program, participants will gain advanced proficiency in running and processing the WRF model for tropical meteorology research.