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Regional Meteorological Centre installs weather stations

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GUWAHATI, Feb 29: The Regional Meteorological Centre, Guwahati, has installed automatic weather stations in remote and hilly regions in the state of Arunachal Pradesh with the help of the Indian Army. It is a great challenge to maintain the systems for continuous receipt of weather data from such regions. A training program on ‘Installation, Preventive, and Corrective Maintenance of Satellite-Based Automatic Weather Stations’ was organised by the Regional Meteorological Centre, Guwahati, during February 27– 28, 2024 for army personnel. In the inaugural function, KN Mohan, scientist-G, delivered a lecture on ‘Introduction to Automatic Weather Station and its Components’. On this occasion, Dr Sanjay O’Neill Shaw, scientist-F, Sunit Das, scientist-F, Sailen Saikia, scientific officer, and AC Roy, meteorologist, were also present. On the concluding day, Dr M Mohapatra, director-general of Meteorology, India Meteorological Department, interacted with the army officials through video conferencing. Dwipen Bezbaruah, professor and former head of the department, Anthropology, Gauhati University, distributed certificates and mementoes to the army officials for successfully completing the training program.

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