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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

Typhoon Kalmaegi slams into Philippines: Warnings of landslides, flooding and storm surges

14 Sep 2014, IBTimes

One year after Super Typhoon Haiyan, during which many of the 8,000 killed drowned in the surges, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council warned of possible landslides, two-metre storm surges and flash flooding as typhoon Kalmaegi slams into the northeast provinces of the Philippines...


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