This application is not to forecast the weather but to display current rainy area at this moment. Delayed notification would come to your account due to network condition you are using. We appreciate your comprehension of this aspect.
When you start this application at the first time, input your HandleName. This HandleName is used for rain man / rain woman ranking. In case you do not want to participate in this ranking, do not input your HandleName and leave it blank. Whenever you want, this HandleName can be changed on “Setting”. Those who do not need to share the location data could select Privacy/Location Services/ on “Setting” from your iPhone menu, and set “OFF” at SGRainMap.
Rain and Haze information is displayed based on data the National Environment Agency of Singapore provides.
As it is updated by 5-10 minutes, you can see rain transition for the past 60 minutes by animation, and the amount of rain fall indicated by color; blue, green, yellow, red from small to large.
IIn rare cases, when the service providing data would be under maintenance, correct date cannot be obtained.
We appreciate that you understand this situation.
Range of information on rain fall this application offers is mainly limited to domestic area in Singapore.
1) Flash flood could occur if prolonged heavy rain coincide with high tide.
2) Heavy showers generally imply high chance of lightning occurrence.
3) Patches of green areas that are small and static may not be due to presence of rain.
The rate caught in a shower for rankings is calculated by own criteria our company sets in its way.