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A weatherman takes a long, hard look at his life’s work

Fifteen years back, Jatin Singh started a company called Skymet Weather Services. With the belief that Indians need a better and more accurate understanding of the weather. Not just day-to-day, but about the monsoon—the lifeblood of the economy. Through all these years, Skymet and Singh have endured a lot. Grown. Raised money. Added people. Thought of different ways of survival. But now, the weatherman is a little pissed. He is also helplessly hopeful

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Jatin Singh, 40, is staring out of the large, glass window. Beyond the tiny water droplets desperately trying to hold on to the glass pane and failing. Staring into the overcast sky and the drizzle. I’m right in front of Singh, but he’s looking outside. Seconds pass. A few more seconds. But he isn’t done…

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