1 May 2014, BBC; TU Delft
'We would have hundreds of rain gauges moving along a cityscape and that could greatly improve our ability to understand urban hydrology; it would greatly improve our ability to predict urban flooding and take measures when things are going bad,'said Rolf Hut, from Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands...
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