Google is shutting down its website which warned about earthquakes, storms


Internet search large Google has introduced that it is going to close down its Crisis Map website, which it had launched eight years in the past.
The website might be accessed by and describes itself as “a collection of national and regional-scale layers related to weather, hazards, and emergency preparedness and response, mostly for the US.”
Announcing that the website won’t be obtainable subsequent month, Google mentioned,“As we continue to invest in impactful crisis response tools and features, we are shifting from the stand alone Crisis Map as of March 31, 2021. After this date, Crisis Map will no longer be available, and we will continue to offer and invest in a broader suite of Crisis Response features and map creation tools,” mentioned Google in its help web page.
Most of the information that was seen on Google Crisis Map is now obtainable instantly on Google Maps and Google Search.
The website used to permit customers to allow layers for tropical storm info, evacuation assets, and storm experiences. Now, that help will not be offered. “Crisis Maps will no longer be available for editing or viewing, which includes maps created by Google. This means, links and embeds for published maps will stop working,” added Google.
Anyone who desires to visualise areas of a hazard or a brief shelter, the corporate asks them to make use of Google My Maps, Earth, Earth Pro, or Maps Platform.