The story of the woman who made it easy to predict the weather

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Born on August 23, 1918 in Peerumedu, Kerala, Meteorologist Anna Mani is known as the 'Meteorological Lady of India'.

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While studying in London, she became expert in using weather related equipment. After completing her studies and training, she returned to India in 1948.

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In 1976, she retired as the Deputy Director of the Indian Meteorological Department. Anna Mani was greatly influenced by Mahatma Gandhi and his thinking.

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In 1987, he was awarded the KR Ramanath Medal. He breathed his last on 16 August 2001 in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala.

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