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Google provides flood forecasts in more countries – IT Pro – News

Google will now be able to make predictions about flood risks near rivers in twenty countries around the world. The US company is also expanding its bushfire warnings to Australia and Mexico.

Countries where Google can now provide information about floods near riverbeds are Brazil, Colombia, Sri Lanka, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Angola, South Sudan, Namibia, Liberia and South Africa. Until recently, the post was active only in India and Bangladesh.

Google users in this area can receive a notification as soon as there is a risk of flooding, but they can also use the renewed web portal FloodHub Go for the information. google stilt It can now analyze and serve more countries due to some breakthroughs in the AI ​​models used. What these are not clear.

The company will now also display information about bushfires in Mexico and parts of Australia. This feature was already available in the US and Canada.

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