Google is extending its flood warning platform to Hungary, among 60 countries. This was reported by the company’s press office on Tuesday, 23 May.
According to the announcement, Google has long been working to use artificial intelligence to tackle the climate crisis. As part of the effort, it is expanding its flood prediction capabilities to 80 countries, Index reports.
The service will expand to 60 new countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, South and Central America, including Hungary.
Governments, aid agencies and individuals in these regions can now access critical information up to seven days in advance, which is 48 hours earlier than last year. Thanks to Flood Hub, they can prepare for floods and adapt to changing conditions.
The interface displays forecasts of floods in an area of 460 million people, showing when and where they will occur, according to the statement, MTI reports.