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Britons, Welsh Track Floods Via Online Maps

  • BBC , Sunday, July 8, 2012 7:55 AM

A live flood warning system has gone online as the UK experiences unseasonable amounts of heavy rain. The system aims to allow people to track areas that are in danger of imminent flooding. The FloodAlerts map offers people real-time updates on areas at risk in England and Wales. The system, developed by Shrewsbury-based firm Shoothill, uses data from the Environment Agency's nationwide network of monitoring stations.

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