Earth Sciences Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan right now introduced a weather app that goals to offer climate forecasts and warnings in India, Dubbed Mausam (climate), the app received launched as a part of the 14th Basis Day celebrations of Union Ministry of Earth Sciences on Android and iOS.
“MAUSAM App is devoted to the common public & designed to speak climate info & forecasts in an easy method with no technical jargon. Customers can entry climate forecasts, radar pictures & warnings of impending climate occasions,” wrote Mr Vardhan in a tweet.
Indian Govt releases “Mausam” App for Android & iOS users
Based on one of many slides posted by Vardhan, the app will present the present temperature, humidity, wind pace, and route for 200 cities. Furthermore, it is going to present climate forecasts for the subsequent seven days for nearly 450 cities. The bata is alleged to get up to date eight occasions a day.
There’s a nowcast function that tries to alert folks forward of extreme climate circumstances for nearly 800 stations. As per a PTI report, the impression of such excessive climate might be included within the warning. Mausam may also problem colour-coded alerts (Crimson, Orange, and Yellow) twice a day for all included districts. This might be relevant for the subsequent 5 days.
After looking out round for some time, I received the official app’s hyperlink on Google Play Store. Earlier than continuing additional, it’s value clarifying that the primary search end result for Mausam retrieves an app from a developer named Naresh Dhakecha and it isn’t the official Mausam app the federal government has launched. That confusion ought to hopefully get cleared up if this app features sufficient traction.
Whenever you first open Mausam, it’d take a couple of seconds for the app to detect and cargo the placement particulars. You possibly can see the present location on the house web page alongside different particulars.
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On the backside, you possibly can view dawn, sundown, moonrise, and moonset timings. Proper subsequent to it, you get entry to the weekly forecast. There are even Radar particulars, which could come in useful to some customers.