Brett_Tabke - 4:30 pm on Aug 18, 2011 (gmt 0)
Today, weíre adding a weather layer on Google Maps that displays current temps and conditions around the globe, and will hopefully make travel and activity planning easier.
To add the weather layer, hover over the widget in the upper right corner of Google Maps and select the weather layer from the list of options. When zoomed out, youíll see a map with current weather conditions from U.S. Naval Research Lab. And, if you look closely, you can also tell if itís day or night around the world by sun and moon icons.
Enabling the weather layer also gives you an instant weather report for friends and family living around the world. For example, it looks like my family in London isnít experiencing the best summer weather right now: