Any person within the affected area having an Android smartphone with location providers enabled will obtain these alerts, it added.
Varied elements of the nation, together with Assam and Bihar, are grappling with floods.
“We’re at the moment issuing these notifications in English, Hindi, and Bengali, relying on the machine language and site of customers,” Google mentioned.
Customers may also use Search to enter a question on a flood-affected space to see key info on the present scenario in that area, it added.
If there’s a present flooding scenario within the space, the person will see a visible overview of key info, together with the rise or fall within the water stage within the subsequent day with an outline of the current scenario containing particular steerage.
A color-coded map indicating the flooded areas can be proven and clicking on this map opens a bigger, extra detailed view in Google Maps the place customers can zoom in to get a greater understanding of water ranges in particular areas, the assertion mentioned.
“We proceed to stay dedicated to utilizing know-how to assist individuals particularly throughout pure disasters, and proceed to work carefully with native authorities to carry well timed, related, and helpful info to individuals who most want it,” it added.
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