Press release dated 02.10.2023: Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to continue over Bihar, Jharkhand, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, north Odisha, north Chhattisgarh during next 2-3 days.

Virtual Press Conference on Salient features of Southwest Monsoon 2023 and forecast for Oct-Dec. 2023 at 1600 hrs IST of tomorrow, the 30th September, 2023.

Press Release Current Weather Status and Extended range Forecast for next two weeks (28 Sept-11 Oct 2023)

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Current Weather Status and Extended range Forecast for next two weeks (7-20 Sept 2023)

Press release: Climate Summary for the month of August 2023

प्रेस विज्ञप्ति: सितंबर 2023 के लिए मासिक वर्षा और तापमान हेतु पूर्वानुमान आउटलुक


Current Weather Status and Extended range Forecast for next two weeks (13-26 July 2023)


Climate Summary for the month of June 2023

जुलाई, 2023 के लिए मासिक वर्षा और तापमान आउटलुक

Monthly Rainfall and Temperature Outlook for July, 2023

Press Release: Updated Long Range ForecastOutlook for the 2023Southwest Monsoon Season (June - September) Rainfall and Monthly Rainfall and Temperature for June 2023

प्रेस विज्ञप्ति: 2023 दक्षिण-पश्चिम मॉनसून ऋतु (जून-सितंबर) कीवर्षाके लिए अद्यतन दीर्घावधिपूर्वानुमानदृष्टिकोणऔर

2023 दक्षिण पश्चिम मानसून ऋतु वर्षा के लिए दीर्घावधि पूर्वानुमान

Long Range Forecast for the 2023 Southwest Monsoon Season Rainfall

Spokesperson of IMD to brief press and electronic media on weather forecasting.

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.

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

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