Studies on Radar Imageries of Thundercloud by Image Processing Technique

  • Sonia BhattacharyaEmail author
  • Himadri Bhattacharyya Chakrabarty
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1042)


Severe atmospheric event can cause huge damage to civilization. Severe thunderstorm is one of those weather events. Analysis of cloud imageries can be used to forecast severe thunderstorm. Convective clouds are one of the main reasons for the formation of severe thunderstorm. Analysis of such cloud imageries by image processing can be used to predict severe thunderstorm. Analysis of RGB values of pixel of cloud imageries can be used to show the formation of severe thunderstorm. Histogram analysis of such cloud imageries can also be used to predict severe thunderstorm. In this study analysis of RGB values of pixels and histograms of cloud imageries has been used to now cast severe thunderstorm with a lead time of 6 to 8 h. This lead time is necessary to save life and property from huge damages.


Convective cloud Histogram Image processing Rader imageries RGB values Severe thunderstorm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sonia Bhattacharya
    • 1
    Email author
  • Himadri Bhattacharyya Chakrabarty
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.CWTT, Department of Computer SciencePanihati MahavidyalayaSodepur, KolkataIndia
  2. 2.Principal, JRMUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Head of the Department & PG Coordinator, Department of Computer ScienceSurendranath College (On lien), University of CalcuttaKolkataIndia
  4. 4.UGC sponsored Visiting Professor, Radio Physics and ElectronicsUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia

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