Department of Meteorology
The nation’s principal source of vital information for various sectors
The Department of Meteorology is the nation’s principal source of vital information for various sectors, including Agriculture, Civil Aviation, Cyclone watch, Marine, Hydrometeorology, Satellite, and Seismology. Its broad mandate revolves around providing early warnings and timely information on weather and climatic conditions to ensure the safety of lives and property and to enable informed proactive measures. The department collaborates with the World Meteorological Department (WMD) to promote operational hydrology, research, training, and international cooperation in the field of Meteorology and related areas.