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Google to offer flood alerts for India

9 Feb 2016, The Statesman

In an effort to enhance disaster preparedness in India, tech giant Google on Tuesday announced public emergency alerts for floods in the country, reports the Statesman. Along with flood alerts, Google users will also be able to access 'river level' information for more than 170 areas in which the Central Water Commission (CWC) has active observation stations, the company said...


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