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Presentations :
Three Presentations are included in Presentations section which will be useful to Port Meteorological Offices as well as the observers on board the ships.The Presentations will provide useful guidelines to Port Meteorological Offices while recruiting the ships.

Presentations For PMOs :
Guidelines to Port Meteorological Offices will be useful to Port Meteorological Offices.

Turbowin Presentation :
T his presentation will provide you information on use, requirements and other aspect of Turbowin Software.

Vosclim Project Presentation :
T his presentation will provide you information on Vosclim Project of WMO.

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.

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


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