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Google to use AI to predict natural disasters

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 07:36:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By Tim Sandle 18 hours ago in Technology Google has announced plans to work with the Central Water Commission of India . For this Google will use artificial intelligence to alert people in India about impending floods. Google has provided a service for many years which provides alerts about natural disasters .

Google to use AI to predict natural disasters

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:37:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By Tim Sandle 1 hour ago in Technology Google has announced plans to work with the Central Water Commission of India . For this Google will use artificial intelligence to alert people in India about impending floods. Google has provided a service for many years which provides alerts about natural disasters .

Google Partners with Water Ministry to Predict Floods in India

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 13:45:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

Google is partnering with government agencies in order to do its bit at times of natural calamities is nothing new. The tech giant has partnered with USA's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for incorporating alerts about natural disasters. It also launched the SOS Alerts feature on its search and Google Maps.

India: INDIA: Students at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School help with construction of new homes for flood victims

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 20:51:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

) Recent flooding in India has marred its landscape and left close to 1,000 dead and more than 800,000 homeless. Kerala saw 400 deaths in that Indian state alone. The flooding was reported in Kerala as the heaviest rains and floods in the region since 1924.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Deutsche Post DHL Group and UNDP get Sarajevo International Airport ready to support disaster relief efforts

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:36:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Bosnia and Herzegovina is vulnerable to natural and climate related hazards such as floods, landslides, earthquakes, heat waves, droughts and wild fires. In the immediate aftermath of such disasters, airports play a critical role in channeling humanitarian teams and relief goods quickly to people in need.

Florence sweeps away motel and family's hard work, savings

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 15:02:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

SPRING LAKE, N.C. (AP) - When the floodwaters from Florence receded, half the Starlite Motel was gone. A ragged lip of concrete edged parking spaces with no corresponding rooms, just a void of standing water and debris. The surge swept away personal belongings of the owner's family - even his father's wheelchair.

Cyclone DAYE in Odisha, coastal Andhra Pradesh: NDMA issues PSA, cites safety and evacuation guidelines during cyclonic storm

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:00:00 +0200firstpost (en)

Cyclonic storm DAYE crossed the coast near Gopalpur in Odisha early Friday, triggering heavy downpour accompanied by high-velocity wind in several parts of the state. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a warning on Thursday for southern Odisha and coastal Andhra Pradesh.

Family's Spring Lake motel, which doubled as home, washed away by Florence

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:01:00 +0200cbs17 (en)

SPRING LAKE, N.C. (WNCN) - As the floodwater starts to recede in Spring Lake, many families are just beginning to clean up the damage is left in its wake. Kishor Depani owns the Starlite Motel along Highway 87. When the Little River crested, floodwater rushed into his hotel, and inundated every room.

MLA stresses need for weather monitoring system in State

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:16:00 +0200thehindu (en)

The State should have its own weather monitoring and forecasting system to raise its preparedness to manage natural disasters, Raju Abraham, MLA, has said. Addressing a meet-the-press organised by the Thiruvananthapuram Press Club here on Tuesday, Mr. Abraham said IMD ( India Meteorological....

MIL-OSI Translation: Roskosmos. Information about the conducted space imagery

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:21:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russia – Source: Russia Federal Space. Roskosmos. Information on the conducted space imagery 18.09.2018 08: 50In August 2018, the State Corporation “Roskosmos” carried out a space survey of the territories of the Russian Federation, as well as the territories of a number of foreign countries.

FedEx : Flood of the Century Causes Devastation in India

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:09:00 +02004-traders (en)

September 17, 2018. In mid-August, natural disaster struck in Kerala, a state located on the southwest coast of India . Monsoons brought more than 80 inches of rain to the region in less than three months, causing the worst flood that has hit the state in 100 years.

Permalink to India Should Accept Disaster Assistance

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:34:00 +0200sundaytimes (en)

NEW DELHI – India ’s southern state of Kerala has been hit by the worst floods in nearly a century. Now that the floodwaters are receding, a peculiar debate has emerged over whether India should accept foreign aid to support reconstruction. At the peak of the floods, the Indian government allocated....

When WhatsApp became a saviour

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 20:13:00 +0200thehindu (en)

At 8.53 p.m. on August 15, Darez Ahmed, State Mission Director, National Health Mission, Tamil Nadu, created a WhatsApp group, ‘Kerala Floods,’ which would soon turn out to be the State’s lifeline as it went through an unprecedented calamity in its recent history.

India should accept disaster assistance

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 14:05:00 +0200timesofoman (en)

India ’s southern state of Kerala has been hit by the worst floods in nearly a century. Now that the floodwaters are receding, a peculiar debate has emerged over whether India should accept foreign aid to support reconstruction. At the peak of the floods, the Indian government allocated money from....

Copernicus Climate Update: Flaming August

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 04:38:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

Sea ice cover was below average in both polar regions. Northern Europe, Australia and southern Africa were particularly dry. Heavy floods drowned huge regions in China and India . A deadly typhoon caused havoc in Japan and Korea. Hawaii was struck by a tropical storm. Southern Europe soaked under a much wetter than average August.

Asked to stay away from handing over of Kerala relief material: Thai envoy

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 23:40:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

Highlights The ambassador tweeted his letter to private companies in which he said he was informed informally that though these companies are registered in India , it would not be advisable for him to be present at “any handing over occasion''. Sources said this was communicated to the ambassador by the foreign ministry.

Four Dead as Hurricane Florence Smashes into US East Coast Hurricane Florence smashed into the US East Coast with howling winds, torrential rains and life-threatening storm. Read More »

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 23:18:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

Four Dead as Hurricane Florence Smashes into US East Coast At least four people were killed as Hurricane Florence splintered buildings, trapped hundreds of people and swamped entire communities along the Carolina coast on Friday,14 September, reported Associated Press.

India’s flood-drought reality

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:01:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Kerala’s was undoubtedly a man-made tragedy—the inability to store and drain water efficiently and the assault on the Western Ghats ecology over the years, among other factors, had devastating consequences. This was compounded by the fact that Kerala received over 2,500 mm of rainfall this year—the....

Many Major Airports Are Near Sea Level. A Disaster in Japan Shows What Can Go Wrong.

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 04:29:00 +0200nytimes (en)

He spent close to 36 hours trying to find a way off the flooded island, a task further complicated by a ship that ripped from its moorings and crashed into the bridge from the airport to Osaka, severely damaging the roadway. The threat from rising waters comes as a reckoning for an industry that....

India should accept disaster assistance

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 22:04:00 +0200thedailystarBD (en)

India 's southern state of Kerala has been hit by the worst floods in nearly a century. Now that the floodwaters are receding, a peculiar debate has emerged over whether India should accept foreign aid to support reconstruction. At the peak of the floods, the Indian government allocated money from....

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