Doppler weather radar network
January 27 , 2023
- Four Doppler weather radar systems were inaugurated in Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh.
- The Doppler weather radar network will cover the entire country by 2025 for more accurate forecasts related to extreme weather events.
- The government plans to establish 660 district agro-meteorological units by 2025.
- Doppler radars help in observing extent and intensity of rainfall and cloud formations, and monitoring thunderstorms and lightning in real-time.