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Regional Metrological Centres in India

The Indian Meteorological Department was established in the year 1875. It is also known as Met Office. It is nothing but an organization of the Ministry of Earth Sciences of the Indian Government.

It is the major organization that is liable for weather forecasting, seismology, and meteorological inspections. The main function of the panel is to install a safety and warning system.

It has its headquarters in New Delhi and functions more than hundreds of surveillance stations in India and Antarctica. It also does arrangements for standardization of

the different procedures done, exchange of data about the cyclones and their warnings, issuing advises regarding the safety at the emergency period. This agency is also

one among the 6 Regional Specialized Meteorological centers of the World Meteorological Organization. It also has the accountability for estimating, naming and circulation of forewarning for tropical cyclones in Northern Indian Ocean area

that includes the Bay of Bengal, Malacca Straits, Persian Gulf and the Arabian Sea.

These centres are present in various parts of India, almost in all states. To mention a few, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai,

Nagpur, Guwahati, Bhopal, Raipur, New Delhi, and Srinagar are the some places where regional meteorological centres in India are present.

Regional Metrological Centres

S.No. Regional Meterological Centre Address Telephone
1 Chennai 50 (New 6) College Road, Chennai 600 006  91-044-28276752 
2 Hyderabad Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad  500 016  91-040-27904852
3 Bangalore Central Observatory, Palace Road, Bangalore 56 001  91-080-2244419
4 Thiruvananthapuram Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram   695033  91-0471-2322471
6 Guwahati Lgb International Airport, Guwahati Pin-781015, Assam 91 - 361 - 2840238
7 Kolkata Alipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 
8 Mumbai Colaba, Mumbai-400005, Maharashtra
9 Nagpur Sonegaon Airport, Nagpur  440 005, Maharashtra 91 - 712 - 2282157
10 Bhopal 0755 - 2551496
11 Raipur 0771 - 2413589
12 New Delhi Mausam Bhawan. Lodi Road, New Delhi-3 91 - 11 - 24618242-47 
13 Chandigarh SCO No. 2455-56 1st Floor, Sector 22-C Chandigarh
14 Dehradun
15 Jaipur Mausam Bhawan , Budhsinghpura , Sanganer, Jaipur -302011
16 Lukhnow
17 Shimla
18 Srinagar
19 Pune Shivaji nagar, Pune-411 005, Maharashtra 020-25535886

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