New Technology Could Predict Floods Days in Advance New Technology Could Predict Floods Days in Advance
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New Technology Could Predict Floods Days in Advance

by Cord Jefferson

August 27, 2011

Earlier this week, we told you about a new iPhone app that alerts users when earthquakes are coming, a timely release in light of recent quakes in Japan and America's East Coast. Now comes even more technology to help humans finally defeat natural disasters: Researchers from IBM and the University of Texas at Austin say they have devised a way to predict floods, America's most common natural disaster.

 photo via (cc) Flickr user U.S. Geological Survey

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New Technology Could Predict Floods Days in Advance