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India is building a massive supercomputer that can predict future monsoons

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 16, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Julie M. Rodriguez last modified Jun 14, 2016

The Indian government is spending $60 million this year to build a supercomputer with just one purpose: predicting the weather. With the heavy rains of India's monsoon season accounting for more than two-thirds of the country's annual rainfall, it's easy to understand why the country’s meteorology office is pouring funds into the project. The system will use 3D modeling to better understand how seasonal rains will develop. The current forecasting system was first introduced under...






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