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
16 Jul 2014, Guardian, the
The government admitted to learning important lessons from Haiyan (Yolanda), during which many victims died because they were not fully informed on the strength of the incoming typhoon and the consequences of a storm surge; and a large component of preparation this year has been angled towards education...
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