Union MInister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched Mausam mobile app that will provide nationwide city-wise weather forecasts.
The mobile appl was designed and developed by International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (conducts agricultural research for rural development), Indian Meteorological Department (for weather forecasting and seismology), and Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (research in tropical Indian Ocean).
Mausam App launched for both Android and IOS store by Ministery of Earth Sciences.
Colour Coded alerts
The “Mausam App” will issue colour coded alerts twice a day up to 5 days to warn people ahead of dangerous weather. The colour coded alerts include red, orange and yellow.
Nowcast Service of the App
The weather app provides services such as “Nowcast”. The Nowcast service gives hourly warnings of localised weather phenomena for around 800 stations nationwide.
Mausam app for weather forecasts