Toward Resilient Kolkata: Introducing India’s First Comprehensive City-Level Flood Forecasting and Early Warning System | Asian Development Bank

Toward Resilient Kolkata: Introducing India’s First Comprehensive City-Level Flood Forecasting and Early Warning System

Publication | September 2018
Toward Resilient Kolkata: Introducing India’s First Comprehensive City-Level Flood Forecasting and Early Warning System

This publication describes India’s first comprehensive city-level flood forecasting and early warning system in Kolkata.

Located in Kolkata, the system provides forecasts and real-time updates on rainfall and inundation levels, among other climate and environmental data, thereby strengthening the city’s resilience. Since 1998, the Asian Development Bank has been supporting the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. This partnership has made Kolkata a more livable city through integrated planning and phased investments for building resilience and improving urban services.