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
21 Sep 2015, ESCAP
'Early warning is a particularly promising area of collaboration for the Government of India and ESCAP, as India is a leader in this field,' said Dr. Akhtar, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP. 'The rest of the region can benefit tremendously from India’s resources, skills and expertise' in tsunamis, coastal zone flooding, storm surges and tropical cyclones...
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