weather radar

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Noun1.weather radar - radar that is able to detect clouds and precipitationweather radar - radar that is able to detect clouds and precipitation
microwave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
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Weather radars are the primary tools used by meteorologists to forecast short-term severe-weather events associated with thunderstorms, tornadoes, ice storms, and blizzards.
Weather radars often also detect airborne animals and other biological material (collectively termed 'biometeors'), but this information is often ignored by weather data users.
These new weather radars will help enhance the ability of the Pakistan Metrological Department (PMD) to make accurate short-term weather forecasts in a 450-kilometre radius around Karachi.
Weather radars are generally acknowledged to be a valuable asset to society.
So far, Japan has supported installation of four weather radars in Islamabad, Karachi, Dera Ismail Khan and Rahim Yar Khan, bringing total weather radars operating in Pakistan to eight.
With this project in Multan, out of 8 weather radars altogether in Pakistan, 5 will be supported by Japan and will cover 80% of the country and benefit 90% of the whole population.
So far Japan has supported the installation of 4 weather radars in the cities of Islamabad, Karachi, Dera Ismail Khan and Rahim Yar Khan.
All weather maps, satellite images and weather radars indicate improved weather conditions today and tomorrow, with clouds accumulating from Friday evening and to Saturday, an official at the center Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi told KUNA.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Moving wireless service providers to the 5.6GHz spectrum band to make way for mobile providers to deploy 5G over the 3.6GHz band could affect the C-Band weather radars, the Bureau of Meteorology has said.
The Finnish Meteorological Institute operates a network of ten C-band Doppler weather radars, of which nine are polarimetric.
Oman already installed weather radars in Salalah, Fahood, Ras Al Hadd and Duqm and linked them with other Gulf States.
In an interview to Headlines Today, the country's senior most military scientist said if weather radars had existed, the magnitude of the disaster could be much less.

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