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WMO BROCHURES :
 
WMO Brochures are included in this Section.
 

VOLUNTARY OBSERVING SHIPS :
 
The Brochure will explain why we need weather observations from the ships.

VOLUNTARY OBSERVING SHIPS CLIMATE PROJECT OF WMO :
 
The Brochure will explain why we need weather observations from the ships.


India Meteorological Department, Pune
Do you know?
  • First storm warning Signal was hoisted in 1880 in Kolkata port to warn the ships about impending danger from approaching storms.

  • First Indian vessel, S S Loyalty sailed from the Indian shores on 5th April 1919.

Indian Voluntary Observing Fleet
  • IMD has enlisted a cooperating fleet of Voluntary Observing Ships for collection of meteorological observations from ocean areas. The VOF at present consists of 186 ships of Indian and foreign registry.

Port Meteorological office
  • Port Meteorological office (PMO) keep liaison with shipping companies and masters of ships at Port and provide valuable guidance for maintaining onboard meteorological instruments.

PMO
  • There are six Port Meteorological Offices in India which are located at Mumbai, Goa, Kochi, Chennai, Visakhapatnam and Kolkata

 

 

 

 

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