Early Warning System in High Altitude Areas

Early Warning System in High Altitude Areas

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_weather_station_top_detail_1024New Delhi, February 03,2017-CNS:-For avalanche warning, 56 High Altitude Observatories and 55 Automatic Weather Stations have been set up by DRDO in Uttarakhand, Himachal and J&K. Further, mountain weather and avalanche related forecast specific for Army personnel is drawn by DRDO from its five Avalanche Mitigation Centres.

Presently, DRDO is working on four projects to develop new technologies for more accurate prediction of avalanches.

This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Dr. Shashi Tharoor in Lok Sabha today.