Launch of Climate Data Service Portal
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Environment
- Climate Data Services Portal of India Meteorological Department (IMD) was inaugurated on World Meteorological Day
- Ministry: Ministry of Earth Science
- Developed by: IMD, Pune
- It has user-friendly platforms for climate data management and supply to the users
- It complements fully automated climate data management process
- The major components:
- Real-Time monitoring of weather observations recorded by IMD Observatories.
- Encapsulated IMD Metadata Portal, other reports and dashboards
- Online access to meteorological data through Data Supply Portal.
- Free download facility for Gridded Temperature and Rainfall Data of India.
- Climatological Tables, Extremes and Normal.
- Information on Monsoon Rainfall and Cyclone frequencies.
- Data analytics and info graphics