Andhra Pradesh resorts protect from lightning strikes
As per the reports 1600 citizens died due to extreme weather conditions throughout India in 2016 in Andhra Pradesh with flooding and lightning demanding the 2nd highest percentage of weather related deaths as per the report and to protect citizens lives from lightning strikes, Andhra Pradesh has designated the AP total Lightning Network solution with lightning discovery and alert abilities.
Lightning, Cyclones, flooding and other forms of severe climate pose a serious threat to life and property for citizens in Andhra Pradesh said by Seshagiri Babu Indian Administrative Service Commissioner and with this new technology we will be able to give our citizens earlier warnings and detailed information about severe weather to save lives and reduce property damage.
By over 1500 sensors in more than 90 countries Earth Networks Total Lightning Network is the most wide and technologically progressive lightning network in the world and its aptitude to monitor in cloud fast enables forecasters to generate faster contained storm alerts and warn of other forms of severe weather such as downbursts heavy rains and high winds in turn setting it apart from other fast networks and lightning data from the network are important to the real time ID of thunderstorm incidence, coverage, location, trends, intensity.
Andhra Pradesh government and disaster response agencies also gain access to a pair of Earth Networks products Maps of Sferic and PulseRad that further aid the state in saving lives and reducing property damage that occurs due to severe weather, while helping sectors such as aviation, utilities, agriculture, education and insurance protect critical infrastructure and Sferic Maps delivers real-time collaboration capabilities for users to make intelligent weather-related decisions and increase response planning lead time for severe weather events. Users can also receive customized mobile alerting for iOS and Android devices.