Now, learn how daily weather is recorded

Now, learn how daily weather is recorded

Do you know how temperature, rainfall and wind speed is recorded? Visit the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) here in the City on Wednesday to get a first hand glimpse of how weather is recorded.

The IMD, will host the 68th edition of World Meteorological Day on March 23 at its head office in Palace Road. The theme this year is ‘Hotter, Drier, Wetter- Face the Future’.

There will be many exhibits on display on the day and a series of lectures on the theme will also be organised. Visitors can get a first hand glimpse on recording weather readings and will be allowed to accompany IMD staff while taking weather readings at 11.30 am, 2.30 pm and 5 pm, IMD- Bengaluru Director Geeta Agnihotri told Deccan Herald. A talk on Satellite based Agro- Meteorology will delivered be by PP Nageshwar Rao, retired senior ISRO scientist and a talk on climate change will be made by Ramakrsihna Damble from Bengaluru University.

The number of exhibits explaining weather, history and other details have increased from 12 to 20, this time. All exhibits have been set up by the staff.

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