Weather Impact Alert

The Weather Impact Alert is an application on the Rain4Africa platform that informs its users timely when heavy rainfall is forecasted. The method behind the application is innovative, as it makes use of a risk analysis to customize the alerts to specific local user needs.

The Weather Impact Alert makes use of the best available weather models. The application smartly combines historical data and user risk profiles into a reliable alert for extreme rainfall in the users’ area.

Figure 1. Weather Impact Alert in HydroNET