Add your KML data to Maps4News

8 September 2017

You can now upload KML files to Maps4News to add custom data to your maps. Importing your KML data into Maps4News is as easy as copy and paste. KML files can store geographical points, lines, polygons, and other vector data. Very useful for your data storytelling. Check out the interactive map below and have a closer look at the KML import. We mapped the path of hurricane Irma tracking northwestward through the Caribbean.Tracking and understanding hurricanes is important. It’s essential to provide continuously updated hurricane information showing the projected paths of the storm. Check out our updated help section to learn more about importing KML data in Maps4News.

You can download the Hurricane Irma KML we used for your own use. Data can be be downloaded from the National Hurricane Center here.