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India Meteorological Department’s 145th foundation Day celebrated

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is celebrating its 145th Foundation Day on 15 January 2020. With a humble beginning in 1875, the IMD has marched forward with various milestones and paradigms to serve the society. 

It 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 also one of the six Regional Specialised Meteorological Centres of the World Meteorological Organization.