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Storm Surge

Storm surge is water that is pushed toward the shore by the force of the winds swirling around the storm. A storm surge can come from a hurricane or an extra-tropical cyclone. source: NOAA-Hurricane Preparedness

Climate change brings cyclone risk to Persian Gulf, study warns

1 Sep 2015, Guardian, the

Climate change is bringing small risks that tropical cyclones will form in the Persian Gulf for the first time, in a threat to unprepared cities such as Dubai or Doha, a US study said on Monday, reports the Guardian. The shallow and warm waters of the Persian Gulf, where cyclones have never been recorded, might generate the storms in future as a side-effect of global warming...


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