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Special weather services for Kumbh Mela

IANS  |  New Delhi 

of Earth Sciences and Environment on Monday launched special services for people visiting Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj during between January and March.

Speaking at the launch here, the said the government had installed four Automatic Stations (AWS) at four locations in Prayagraj and one mobile AWS to provide information of the prevailing in real-time and forecast weather three days in advance.

"The real-time location-specific weather information will not only be very helpful for the local and state authorities in the efficient management of the entire event but also benefit the pilgrims by keeping them abreast of the latest weather information," he said.

Besides, a mobile application named "Weather Service" was also launched by the

The app would disseminate live weather information like temperature, humidity, rainfall and winds as observed in the locations where AWS would be installed.

"The app will also provide weather forecast and warnings if any for Prayagraj three days in advance. The mobile app will be available for download from Store," a release said.

For the AWSes, University, Delhi Public School, and Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences have been selected to observe



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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 18:42 IST