You have seen weather reports on television and in newspapers. How do you think we are able to predict the weather?


-Anitha Dunga : Subject Matter Expert at Edumarz 

Answer : Daily we can see weather reports on television and in the newspaper. Meteorology is the department where the data of the weather is collected and prepared, this report was published in the newspaper and televisions. Meteorologists are the people who collect data. These people collect the information regarding the pressure of air, speed of wind, relative humidity, cloud formation information and difference in temperature of the day. 

These are the factors that influence the weather conditions, based on the information collected by the meteorologists. The meteorological department prepares the weather report. This information is recorded and collected by the various meteorological departments that are present in the different cities of the country. This weather report is published in newspapers, radio and televisions.

This data is collected by two methods. They are 

  • remote sensing 

  • weather forecasting satellites and 

  • have weather balloons which collect the whole data like temperature, humidity, wind direction. 

One can find the daily weather report in newspapers, televisions, and radio. The weather report carries the information about the temperature of the day, humidity and rainfall for that day.

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