Met dept to use flash flood guidance system for first time to forecast floods

India Meteorological Department (IMD) will use flash flood guidance system for the first time in the country to forecast floods. Currently, the Central Water Commission issues flood warnings.

The national weather agency is preparing to launch this service from the next month. Different kinds of soil from various parts of the country have been studied to find out how absorbent each variety was.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018-
  • In1875, the Government of India established the IMD.
  • Kanduri Jayaram Ramesh is Director General of IMD.
  • The head office of IMD is in New Delhi.
Source- The Economic Times