Floodwatch App : Mobile App
The Chairman of Central Water Commission (CWC) launched the mobile application, “FloodWatch.
- Floodwatch App gives information related to the flood situation and forecasts up to 7 days on a real-time basis to the public.
- The in-house developed user-friendly app has readable and audio broadcast and all the information is available in 2 languages, viz. English and Hindi.
- Other feature of the app includes real-time flood monitoring where users can check up-to-date flood situation throughout the country.
- The app utilizes near real-time river flow data from various sources.
- The app also provides flood forecast at nearest location where users can check the flood advisory at the station nearest to them on the Home Page itself.
- The app will also provide State-wise/Basin-wise Flood Forecast (up to 24 hours) or Flood Advisory (up to 7 days) which can be accessed by selecting specific stations, state wise or basin wise from the dropdown menu.
- This app utilizes advanced technologies such as satellite data analysis, mathematical modelling, and real-time monitoring to deliver accurate and timely flood forecasts.