General Knowledge MCQs Quiz

Researchers from _____ institute have developed an extended range prediction system aims at the real-time monitoring and prediction of forthcoming heat waves 2 to 3 weeks in advance ?

1) National Metrology Institutes (NMIs)
2) European Association of Metrology Institutes
3) Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM)
4) Agharkar Research Institute(ARI)

Explanation:
Pune’s Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) researchers have developed an extended range prediction system aims at the real-time monitoring and prediction of forthcoming heat waves 2 to 3 weeks in advance.Heatwave prediction system: It has great potential in providing an advance indication about the onset, duration, and demise of the heat wave spell with a small spatial & temporal error with 70% accuracy. Since 2017 Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has been using this system and it had used it in 2019 to predict heat waves.

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