Google’s Android event, which was planned for later today, has been postponed due to adverse weather conditions. The weather conditions in this case comes in the form of Hurricane Sandy, which was expected to hit the American East Coast yesterday.
Google’s statement cancelling the event reads: “We are canceling our Monday morning event in New York due to Hurricane Sandy. We will let you know our plans as soon as we know more.”
The company has yet to reschedule the event but they have decided to add the hurricane itself to Google’s Crisis Map, tracking its current location, the forecast track and the active shelters in the areas where it is expected to strike.
Hurricane Sandy is “…expected to bring life-threatening flooding to the US mid-Atlantic coast and hurricane-force winds from Virginia to Massachusetts, Monday evening and into Tuesday” according to the Crisis Map.