Since the beginning of May the well known storm warning service «Weather Alarm» is also available as an iPhone App. Created by youngculture, the App registered 12,000 downloads already in its first three weeks. The corresponding Android version will enter the market this summer.
The gratis storm warning service Weather Alarm already today counts more than 190,000 clients, who have warnings about storm notifications in Switzerland sent to them via SMS, e-mail/Fax and now also iPhone Push Notifications.
With the Weather Alarm iPhone App the user has the possibility of subscribing to a personal alarm for one or more of the 172 warning regions, and this according to the type of storm – such as snow, frost or hail – and classified further by warning level. By way of Push Notification, the user receives timely warning of any mounting storm.
The App has the following features:
- Registers several alarms per postal code
- Warnings via Push Notification
- Warning level selection
- Storm type selection
- Weather forecast
- Precipitation radar
- Map of storm location
- Alarm sharing via Facebook, Twitter or e-mail
- Emergency number overview
Check out here further iPhone- and Android App references!