Estimation of Flood Risk on the Roads Using Current Accumulated Rainfall via RSS Service of Weather Center

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 235)

Abstract

As the frequent occurrence of localized heavy rainfall due to abnormal climate and rapid urbanization, urban flood inundation is increasing unlike in the past. Especially the isolation of drivers and traffic congestion by flooding of the roads give considerable damage economically. In this study, the degrees of Flood Risk on the roads are estimated quantitatively using current accumulated rainfall on a rainy day via RSS Service of Weather Center. It should be effective that the isolation of drivers by flooding will be prevented beforehand.

Keywords

Flood Risk Index Inundation Rainfall 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This research was supported by a grant ‘A Development of the Safety Route System in Inundation Area based on Smartphone’ [NEMA-NH-C-D-2012-0243] from the Natural Hazard Mitigation Research Group, National Emergency Management Agency of Korea.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Interdisciplinary Program of Information SystemsPukyong National UniversityNam-GuSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of IT Convergence and Application EngineeringPukyong National UniversityNam-GuSouth Korea

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