Enabling the weather layer also gives you an instant weather report for friends and family living around the world. Clicking on the weather icon for a particular city will open an info window with detailed data like current humidity and wind conditions, as well as a forecast for the next four days. Changing the units of wind speed (Mph/KMph/Mps) and temperature (F/C), and enabling or disabling the clouds (when you’re zoomed out), can also be done from the left-hand panel on Google Maps. Get the full story at The Official Google Blog