New Delhi: In order to make the weather forecast more accurate in the coming years and to disseminate the information related to it in time, the Central Government has formulated a sub-plan called 'Upgradation of Forecast Services' which may improve the weather forecast by three to six hours. An official of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, said, "The plan is being worked out in the coming years to make the weather forecast accurate and effective and to broadcast its information on time.''
At the same time, he said, "A sub-plan called 'Upgradation of Forecast Services' has been formulated under the Modeling of Atmospheric and Climate Research Observation Systems and Services (ACROSS) Scheme.' He said this will improve network improvement and numerical modelling capacity and make weather forecasts more accurate. "Work is also underway to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to accurately predict the weather forecast," the official said. These efforts are likely to improve the weather forecast by three to six hours. ’
According to the report received from the Ministry of Earth Sciences, under the sub-plan of 'Upgradation of Forecast Services', a modern operational forecasting system, multi-faceted risk early warning system, thunderstorm assessment, urban meteorological service and astronomy services will be developed and upgraded. In addition, work will be undertaken to improve Hydrometeorological services and tourism forecasting services.