Press Release: Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions most likely to continue over plains of Northwest India and Heat wave conditions over north Madhya Pradesh & Gujarat State during next 5 days.

Formation of Low pressure area over southwest and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal

Current Weather Status and Extended range Forecast for next two weeks (16 May -29 May 2024)

केरल में दक्षिण-पश्चिम मॉनसून-2024 के आरंभ की तारीख का पूर्वानुमान

Forecast of the Onset Date of Southwest Monsoon - 2024 over Kerala

अखिल भारतीय अंतर मंत्रालय / अंतर विभागीय हिंदी संगोष्ठी का आयोजन

मई 2024 के दौरान तापमान और वर्षा का मासिक आउटलुक

Monthly Outlook for the Temperature and Rainfall during May 2024


दीर्घावधि पूर्वानुमान 2024 दक्षिण-पश्चिम मानसून ऋतु की वर्षा के लिए

Long Range Forecast For the 2024 Southwest Monsoon Season Rainfall

भारत मौसम विज्ञान विभाग का विकास

Evolution of India Meteorological Department

Rashtriy Panchang

The Rashtriya Panchang is being published by the Positional Astronomy Centre since 1879 Saka Era (1957-58 A.D.). This is being done with the objective of unifying the divergent practices of calendar systems existing in different parts of the country and also to promote panchang calculations on a modern scientific basis. The Rashtriya Panchang is being published in the following Indian languages besides Hindi and English: Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

The timings of sunrise, sunset, moonrise and moonset for 4 metropolitan cities of India, tithis, nakshatras, yogas and transits of the sun, Moon and planets into Nirayana Rasis and nakshatras, Nirayana longitudes of the Sun, Moon and Planets are calculated accurately with computer and are based on modern scientific principles.The numerical calculations for important items have been explained for the benefit of the users. A calendric table giving Julian date, Kali Ahargana, Moon's age and phases have been included for each day of the year and the principal festivals and anniversaries are also given.

This publication serves as the standardized Panchang for the country and it is useful as source material for calendric data.

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India Meteorological Department, Mausam Bhavan, Lodi Road, New Delhi - 110003
Positional Astronomy Centre, Salt Lake, Sector - V, Kolkata - 700091

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