Nirav Shah is President of EI Technologies, LLC in Denver, Colorado. He is a recognized expert in the field of GIS technology and is a part of the US delegation for Smart Cities Infrastructure Trade Mission. For more information please visit www.eitek.com or https://www.linkedin.com/in/niravshahdenver.
When an unprecedentedly heavy northeast monsoon hit Tamil Nadu this year, the subsequent flooding took an unprepared state government and a tragically unsuspecting public totally by surprise. Now that lessons have been learned the hard way, what are the immediate steps that should be taken to prevent a recurrence when the next big monsoon comes along?