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Launch of Climate Data Service Portal

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  • March 26, 2021
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Launch of Climate Data Service Portal

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Environment 

In news

  • Climate Data Services Portal of India Meteorological Department (IMD) was inaugurated on World Meteorological Day
  • Ministry: Ministry of Earth Science

Key takeaways 

  • 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:
  1. Real-Time monitoring of weather observations recorded by IMD Observatories.
  2. Encapsulated IMD Metadata Portal, other reports and dashboards
  3. Online access to meteorological data through Data Supply Portal.
  4. Free download facility for Gridded Temperature and Rainfall Data of India.
  5. Climatological Tables, Extremes and Normal.
  6. Information on Monsoon Rainfall and Cyclone frequencies.
  7. Data analytics and info graphics

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