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Weather Prediction in India

Nature volume 142, pages 803804 (29 October 1938) | Download Citation



A SYMPOSIUM on weather prediction was held at Poona on July 25-26 under the auspices of the National Institute of Sciences of India. The problem was discussed in its various aspects, namely, seasonal forecasting in India, air-mass analysis and short-period weather forecasting with special reference to the forecasting of nor'-Westers in Bengal, use of upper air data in weather forecasts, latent instability in the atmosphere and its consequences, rainfall due to western disturbances and the associated upper air temperatures, weather forecasting for aviation with special reference to local forecasts and kinematical methods in weather forecasting.

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