Google launches ‘FloodHub’, a platform to forecast flood

Google has launched a platform that displays flood forecasts, namely ‘FloodHub’. This platform shows the area and time where floods could occur, in order to inform people about the natural calamity and authorities can assist them with effectively.

The technology giant has also expanded its AI flood forecasting services to 18 counties across Latin America, Africa and Southeast Asia. To recall, these flood forecasting services supported by AI were first introduced in India back in 2018.

Google launched its flood forecasting services to safeguard people against the disasters and natural calamity in 2018.

Google states that the company has used an AI technique called transfer learning to make it work in areas where there is less data available.