Skymet said as many as 2,500 people die every year in India due to lightning only.
Skymet On CNBC-TV18 | Skymet Weather Services & NCDEX have launched 2 rainfall-based indices today. Speaking with @Manisha3005 , Jatin Singh, Founder & CEO of Skymet says Indian agriculture’s reliance on weather is high & the indices can prove to be a great indication.
NCDEX has partnered with Skymet Weather Services Private Limited, which will provide data on the weather movement in the country.
#MumbaiCycloneAlert | Skymet: Rains to continue until tonight but winds will not exceed 50 kmph. Eye of Cyclone Nisarga has completed landfall. Process will get completed in next 1 hour. Heena Gambhir takes us through the latest satellite image from IMD.
#MumbaiRains | City recorded 375 mm of rainfall in last 21 hours according to private weather forecaster Skymet. 16 killed in rain-related incidents in Mumbai and suburbs. The BMC has advised people to stay indoors.
Skymet's Managing Director@JATINSKYMET says, "Mumbai is at serious risk of flooding between July 3 and 5. Close to 200 mm or more rain per day is likely during this period, which could hamper normal life. Be prepared for the upcoming #MumbaiRains | @SkymetWeather #Advisory
#OnCNBCTV18 | Skymet says Mumbai has received heaviest rainfall in almost a decade #MumbaiRainsLiveUpdates
Samar Chaudhary, Meteorologist at Skymet: This is the second driest year in last 65 years, normal rainfall for pre-monsoon is 131.5 mm whereas the recorded rainfall is 99 mm. This condition is due to the prevailing El Niño over the areas which will affect the landfall of monsoon.