The rain men

Jul 03, 2018, 09:52 AM

In this episode of Water, Ameya encounters the complexity of predicting the weather and its history in India. Speaking to a scientist from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology and the Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, she finds out about the long history of measuring the rain in India and all the technological advances it has made. She also speaks to Pradeep John, aka the Tamil Nadu Weatherman, and a cult figure in the state. 

In this episode of Water, Ameya encounters the complexity of predicting the weather and its history in India. Speaking to a scientist from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology and the Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, she finds out about the long history of measuring the rain in India and all the technological advances it has made. She also speaks to Pradeep John, aka the Tamil Nadu Weatherman, and a cult figure in the state.


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