Can’t Tell Where It’s Flooded? Look At Your Phone, Stay Safe

Can’t Tell Where It’s Flooded? Look At Your Phone, Stay Safe

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The city of Austin is installing cameras that will let residents see rising floodwaters at key intersections.

The warming climate means more intense rain and dangerous flash floods. In Austin, Texas, officials hope that letting people see the rising waters on their smartphones will help keep them safe.

(Image credit: Eddie Gaspar/KUT)

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