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IMD to launch Impact-based Cyclone Warning System

The Director General of the Indian Meteorological Department Mrutunjay Mohapatra recently announced that the IMD is to launch “Impact based Cyclonic Warning Systems”. The system will help minimise economic losses and damages due to property in the intense weather system. About the new System The new system will provide district or location specific warnings. The ..

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Google partners with Bangladesh for Flood Forecasting

Google has partnered with Bangladesh Water Development Board for flood forecasting. Key Facts It will bring the flood warning services to Bangladesh. The system currently covers more than 40 million people in Bangladesh and it is working to expand its coverage to the whole country. More than 65 percent of people who receive advance flood ..

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Government teams up with Google for Flood Forecasting

With the monsoon under way, the Union Water Resources Ministry has teamed up with Google to generate flood warnings. If there are signs of an imminent flood, a Google Maps user will be able to see what regions are likely to see water logging first and if their neighbourhood is under threat. As per agreement, ..

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