Press Release 05.03.2024: Mainly dry weather over most parts of the country during next 5 days except over Western Himalayan region, where isolated to scattered light/moderate rainfall/snowfall likely during night of 05th-07th March, 2024.

Outlook for the Seasonal Temperatures During the Hot Weather Season (March to May) and Monthly Rainfall and Temperatures During March: 2024

प्रेस विज्ञप्ति: ग्रीष्म ऋतु (मार्च से मई) के दौरान ऋतुनिष्ठ तापमान और मार्च 2024 के दौरान मासिक वर्षा और तापमान के लि

Current Weather Status and Extended range Forecast for next two weeks (29 Feb-13 March)

Press Release 22-02-2024: Inauguration of Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) at Lansdowne, Uttarakhand

भारत मौसम विज्ञान विभाग का विकास

Evolution of India Meteorological Department

प्रेस विज्ञप्ति: शीतकालीन मौसम (दिसंबर 2023 - फरवरी 2024) के लिए तापमान का दृष्टिकोण और दिसंबर 2023 के दौरान वर्षा और तापमान

Press Release: Outlook for the Temperatures during Winter Season(Dec. 2023- Feb. 2024) and Forecast for the Rainfall and Tempeatures during December 2023

India Meteorological Department - Mandate

India Meteorological Department was established in 1875. It is the National Meteorological Service of the country and the principal government agency in all matters relating to meteorology and allied subjects.

  • To take meteorological observations and to provide current and forecast meteorological information for optimum operation of weather-sensitive activities like agriculture, irrigation, shipping, aviation, offshore oil explorations, etc.
  • To warn against severe weather phenomena like tropical cyclones, norwesters, duststorms, heavy rains and snow, cold and heat waves, etc., which cause destruction of life and property.
  • To provide meteorological statistics required for agriculture, water resource management, industries, oil exploration and other nation-building activities.
  • To conduct and promote research in meteorology and allied disciplines.