Union Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Monday launched special weather services for the benefit of people visiting Prayagraj during Kumbh Mela in New Delhi.
The minister stated that to provide information of the prevailing weather and forecasts for next 3 days, four Automatic Weather stations (AWS) have been installed at four different locations at Prayagraj and have been made operational.
In addition, a mobile van (AWS) has also been made operational. “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.” said Dr. Harsh Vardhan.
The science and technology minister also launched a mobile application named “Kumbh Mela Weather Service” which has been developed to disseminate the live weather information.