Early Cyclone Warning and Disaster Risk Reduction

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Cyclonic rainfall at Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island, Andaman.

Abstract: Early warnings, which includes effective monitoring, detection and prediction of topical cyclones is crucial. Given the several constraints encountered, advanced technologies are fully employed for quality services towards public safety.

The author is Director General of Meteorology, India Meteorological Department. kjramesh2607@gmail.com