05 Jul '11, 1pm

How heavy is the rain? Check it on NEA's app

How heavy is the rain? Check it on NEA's app

A new smartphone app from the National Environment Agency (NEA), called myENV, allows users to tap online information plus subscribe for notifications of rainfall intensity at specific locations. -- ST PHOTO: JOYCE FANG IF YOU are at work and worried whether heavy rain is lashing the area where you live in, a new smartphone app from the National Environment Agency (NEA) may calm your nerves. Called myENV, the free iPhone app allows users to tap online information plus subscribe for notifications of rainfall intensity at specific locations. An update would be sent to you once the hourly rainfall exceeds 0.2mm in the area covered by any of the 54 weather stations islandwide. The online information includes dengue clusters by area, air quality via the Pollutant Standards Index, hygiene gradings of food caterers and a list of licensed pest-control operators. The app will be la...

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