‘Cyclone man’ Mrutyunjay Mohapatra appointed IMD chief

Renowned scientist and cyclone warning specialist Mrutyunjay Mohapatra has been appointed as the chief (Director General of Meteorology) of India Meteorological Department (IMD). The IMD is an agency of the Ministry of Earth Sciences of the Government of India. It is the principal agency responsible for meteorological observations, weather forecasting and seismology IMD is mandated… Continue reading ‘Cyclone man’ Mrutyunjay Mohapatra appointed IMD chief