i56 THE INDIA.N E:l/PIRE
The following publications of the Indian Meteorological Department,
which are procurable at Calcutta, deal with the matters treated in this
i. Handbook of Cyclonic Storms in the Bay of Bengal for the use of
Sailors, vol. i, Text; vol. ii, Plates.
2. Rainfall Map of India in two sheets, scale 64 miles to I inch, showing
the annual distribution of rainfall in India (in colours).
3. Instructions to Observers of the Indian Meteorological Department,
in which are described in detail the various instruments in use at the
4. Barometer, Wind, and Current Charts of the Bay of Bengal and
adjacent sea north of the equator.
5. Charts of the Bay of Bengal and adjacent sea north of the equator,
showing the specific gravity, temperature, and currents of the sea surface.
6. Barometer, Wind, and Current Charts of the Arabian Sea and the
adjacent portion of the North Indian Ocean.
7. Monthly Weather Review of India, giving a summary of the chief
features of the weather in India and containing discussions on atmospheric
pressure, barometric depressions, temperature of the air, winds, rainfall, &c.
This also contains all available information about snowfall in the mountain
districts to the north and north-west of India, and an abstract of observa-
tions taken at about 200oo observatories in India.
8. Annual Summary of the Monthly Weather Review, giving a discussion
of the meteorological data of India for the year.
9. India Daily Weather Report and Chart, containing observations
recorded at 8 a.m. at I68 observatories, with a chart showing the distribu-
tion of atmospheric pressure and rainfall all over India, and a brief summary
of the chief features of the weather of the day.
Io. Indian Meteorological Memoirs, giving discussions and researches of
meteorological data for India and neighbouring countries, illustrated by
charts, plates, and curves, vols. i-xi. Blanford's memoir on The Rainfall
of India, published in 886, forms one of the volumes of this series.
ai. Indian Special Cyclone Memoirs, giving full accounts of the most
important cyclones and cyclonic storms which have occurred in India
during the past thirty years.
12. A Handbook of the Meteorology of India, by Sir John Eliot, is now
(190o6) under preparation.
13. A Climatological Atlas of India, by Sir John Eliot, is also now (90o6)