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Care and Maintenance of Meteorological Instruments

Special care should always be taken to keep the instruments clean. This not only enhances their performance but also lengthens their useful life and improves their appearance. Shifting of Met Instruments Any permanent shift / change of the observatory or any instrument particularly the barometer must be intimated to the C Met O, and JD Met (E) and also to be annotated in the current weather register. Instruments are to be shifted (particularly barometer) only under strict supervision of the met officers. Where Met Officers are not available, the controlling command is to detail a met officer to supervise the…