Hurricane season has just started and Google has reminded us by releasing an SOS alert update to Google Maps and Search.
In the days leading up to a hurricane, you’ll see a crisis notification card on Google Maps that automatically appears if you’re near the impacted area. This card will direct you to a hurricane forecast cone, which shows the prediction of the storm’s trajectory along with information about what time it’s likely to hit certain areas, so you can use this information to plan how to react.
Here is a glimpse
Google will also help with navigation in case your route is affected by storms.
Look for these updates to be released across the web, Android and iOS this summer.