Central Water Commission Chairman launches "Floodwatch" mobile app for real-time flood forecasts
Central Water Commission (CWC) Chairman Kushwinder Vohra launched the "Floodwatch" mobile application.
An Overview of the News
The objective of the "Floodwatch" mobile app is to disseminate real-time flood information and forecasts up to 7 days to the public through mobile phones.
User-friendly app developed in-house with readable and audio transmission available in English and Hindi.
Key Features of "Floodwatch" App:
Users can check the current flood conditions across the country in real-time.
The app collects river flow data in real-time from various sources.
Provides flood forecast (24 hours) or flood advisory (7 days) of Central Water Commission.
Users can directly select stations on the map or search by station name.
The map zooms in on the station location when selected from the dropdown menu.
Users can access flood forecasts or advisories (24 hours or 7 days).
Select Options: Specific Station, State, or Basin from the dropdown menu.
The app is accessible on Android devices through the Google Play Store; the iOS version coming soon.
Advanced Technologies Employed:
"Floodwatch" uses satellite data analysis, mathematical modeling, and real-time monitoring.
Its objective is to provide accurate and timely flood forecasts.
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