How to get rain alerts on your iPhone with this easy trick


The Weather app on the iPhone has been around for a long time. However, recently, Apple introduced a feature that alerts users about weather conditions, especially bad weather. This feature was till now available in select regions including US and UK, now it is coming to more regions. In India, the feature was spotted and appears to be ready for use in select regions.

This feature is great if you travel outside often and are confused about whether or not it will rain. Also, with this feature, you can stay alert and not leave the house in case of bad weather.

How Apple does it, is that it uses a feature called Next-Hour Rain. It sends weather forecasts with the help of National Weather Services. To use the feature, all you need to do is turn on a quick setting. That said, let’s see how to get weather alerts on your iPhone.

Receive weather alerts on your iPhone with the Weather app.

Before we begin, note that this feature is only available in select regions.

step 1: Open the Weather app on your iPhone. Make sure you are on the latest version as this may not work if a bug exists in older versions of iOS.

step 2: After opening the app, tap on the hamburger/three vertical dots icon in the lower right corner.

step 3: Now, you need to turn on notifications to receive weather/rain alerts. Tap Enable Notifications.

step 4: Tap on Rain for the next hour.

Step 5: After you toggle on Next Hour’s Rainfall, you’ll need to allow the Weather app to ‘always’ use location services. After doing so, the Weather app will send you notifications for your region.

Step 6: You can also toggle on Severe Alerts to receive severe weather alerts of rain, snow and other severe weather conditions.

It’s worth noting that the app only sends weather updates for your location, which means that if you travel to another city, you’ll need to configure that city in the app.

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