Public Alerts on Google Search and Maps for Android for superstorm Sandy preparedness information
Earlier today we posted about efforts to provide information to those affected by the former hurricane and now superstorm Sandy.
We also want to let you know that Public Alerts are now available on Google Search & Maps in your browser, on Google Maps for Android and also on Google Now for Android devices running Jellybean.
Public Alerts provide warnings for natural disasters and emergency situations. They appear based on targeted Google searches, such as [Superstorm Sandy], or with location-based search queries like [New York]. In addition to the alert, you’ll also see relevant…