Doppler Weather Radar Network

  • Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh announced that entire Country will be covered by Doppler Weather Radar Network by 2025 to predict extreme weather events more accurately
  • It will enhance weather monitoring capabilities and benefit the farmers and other stakeholders to contribute significantly to the economy

About Radar:

  • Radar (Radio Detection and Ranging) is a device uses electromagnetic waves in the microwaves region to detect location (range & direction), altitude, intensity and movement of moving and non-moving objects.

About Doppler Weather Radar:

  • Based on Doppler principle, the radar is designed to improve precision in long-range weather forecasting and surveillance
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