Predicting Heavy Rainfall during Cyclones

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Abstract: A tropical cyclone (TC) causes three types of adverse weather conditions, heavy rain; gale winds; and, storm surge on landfall. The monitoring and forecasting of heavy rainfall due to TC is analysed here.

The authors are Scientist-E, NWFC, and Scientist-E and Head (RSMC), IMD, New Delhi, respectively.