New Color Coding For Rains

9 August 2012

YELLOW WARNING - 7.5-15mm rains or Heavy rains observed in one hour and is expected to continue in the next two hours. Flooding is possible. The response is "Monitor the weather condition."

ORANGE WARNING - 15-30mm rains or Intense rains observed in one hour and is expected to continue in the next two hours. Flooding is threatening. The response is "Alert for possible evacuation."

RED WARNING - More than 30 mm of rains observed in one hour and expected to continue in the next two hours. Serious flooding is expected in low-lying areas. The response is "Evacuation."