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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Rainfall Measurement And Flood Warning Systems: A Review

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Edward B. Panganiban



Flood forecasting, flood prediction, rainfall, technologies, flood warning systems, remote



Flood is regarded as a chaotic natural disaster that threatens people's lives and properties. Flood warning and rainfall measuring systems dealing with different processes and multiple methodologies, providing data and information to maintain flood warning transportation and alternatives to crises for people around the world. To provide comparatively accurate and reliable flood prediction, prediction models are essential to be propelled by data input and further controlled by historical data and real-time observations are processed through the various algorithms. Flood prediction techniques traditionally include the use of rain gage for rainfall measurement and a simple flood warning system circuit. Emerging flood warning systems technologies and development have the potential to provide alternative solutions to allow timely and reliable flood calculations. It has shown a growing interest in investigating the use of more technological methods to anticipate floods through this. This paper reviews, therefore, from traditional flood forecasting to recent progress with the integration of emerging technologies for a more reliable and accurate flood warning system. This paper discussed patented flood warning systems, rainfall measuring systems, and published papers on flood warning systems. The result ended up with an idea that will be proposed for better accuracy and timely applications.



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