Electro-L N2 and INSAT-3D data on EUMETCast Africa soon

These data will be available from 7 February 2019.

Thursday, 24 January 2019

At the request of CGMS (the Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites), EUMETSAT supports the distribution of essential data to users in the IODC (Indian Ocean Data Coverage) region.

As part of this, EUMETSAT will start distributing Electro-L N2 data from ROSHYDROMET and INSAT-3D data from ISRO, starting 7 February.

Electro-L N2 half-hourly Level 1.5 image data

Example filenames:

Frequency: 38 files/30 min

Average file size: 334KB

INSAT-3D Level 2 three-hourly meteorological products

Product Example filename Average file size
Outgoing long-wave radiation 3DIMG_19NOV2018_0300_L2B_OLR.h5 26 MB
Sea Surface Temperature 3DIMG_19NOV2018_0300_L2B_SST.h5 11.5 MB
Upper Tropospheric Humidity 3DIMG_19NOV2018_0300_L2B_UTH.h5 5.5 MB
Quantitative Precipitation Estimation (GOES Precipitation Index) 3DIMG_19NOV2018_0300_L2G_GPI.h5 22 KB
Rain rate (INSAT Multi-Spectral Rainfall) 3DIMG_19NOV2018_0300_L2G_IMR.h5 300 KB
Cloud Motion Vectors (Infra-Red Wind) 3DIMG_19NOV2018_0300_L2P_IRW.h5 210 KB
Water Vapour Winds 3DIMG_19NOV2018_0300_L2P_WVW.h5 190 KB
Hydro Estimator Precipitation 3DIMG_19NOV2018_0900_L2B_HEM.h5 9.5 MB
Humidity and temperature profiles, over Indian region (A1) and Indian Ocean (A2) 3DSND_19NOV2018_0000_L2B_SA1.h5
70 MB
80 MB

Frequency: 9 or 10 files/3 h

The data will be distributed on EUMETCast Africa:
Channel: A1C-TPG-1
Multicast address:
PID: 100

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