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The Union Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Understanding on the scientific and technical cooperation between the Ministry of Earth Sciences, India and the National Centre of Meteorology, UAE.
The Memorandum of Understanding between UAE and India will provide for the sharing of data, knowledge, and operational products for seismological, meteorological, and oceanic services such as satellite, radar, seismic, tide gauges, and meteorological stations.
Agreement to facilitate relations between India and UAE:
• Exchange of experience/visits in term of scientists, research scholars and specialists, etc. for the purpose of tropical cyclones forecasting.
• Cooperation to support the Tsunami Early Warning Centre (TEWC)
• Cooperate at the field of Seismology which includes the study of Seismic activities having the potential to generate Tsunami waves in Arabian Sea and Oman Sea.
• Cooperation in Early warnings of Sand and Dust storms through the exchange of knowledge.
Source: The Hindu