The public can help prepare for future floods and monitor any upcoming incidents using pictures taken on a smartphone showing highest water levels and locations.
The stains on objects and walls should be kept as a record as it could be helpful for archiving in the future, according to Kullaprapa Navanugraha, senior director, Research Management Office Division of National Electronics and Computer Technology Centre (Nectec).
Nectec has developed a mobile application called Floodsign that enables smartphone users to report flood conditions. With the phone, people can submit information and pictures of the locations to the server.
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