Storm Surge

Coverpage of "The new normal: Combating storm-related extreme weather in New York City"
This paper examines how storm-related extreme weather in New York City can be combated.
Portrait of senior Filipino woman of Ifugao mountain tribes in Banaue village, north Luzon, Philippines
Almost eight years after Typhoon Haiyan barreled into Busuanga Island in the western Philippines, the lesson it left is still etched in the mind of the Indigenous women in the village of Quezon on Busuanga’s northern coast.
Using a novel “scenario-neutral” approach researchers from Deltares, together with Utrecht University, IVM, Newcastle University, Tyndall Centre, Bournemouth University, assess when, where, and how fast coastal areas need to adapt as far ahead as 2150.
Climate Impact- UK Nuclear Military

This report provides sets of annual flood risk maps for the year 2050 at nine nuclear military installations: HM Naval Base Faslane, Rosyth Dockyard, RN Armaments Depot Coulport, HM Naval Base Devonport, BAE Systems Barrow, AWE Aldermaston, AWE Burghfield

StEER engineers assess why some buildings survive hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and tsunamis, and why others do not.
The coast of an atoll, with palm trees on a sandy beach
A recent study suggests that hugely disruptive and potentially life-threatening extreme weather events may actually be required for the long-term survival of atoll islands and their communities.
An enhanced smart system to forecast rainfall here with greater accuracy will be completed by the first quarter of 2022, boosting the Republic's suite of tools to respond more quickly to flash floods.
Extreme sea levels are inevitable. Researchers now know more about their scale. Prepare for high tides almost every year.
CCRIF SPC has made a payout of approximately US$2.4 million to the Government of Trinidad and Tobago following a rainfall event that occurred during August 18-20, 2021.
Water being pumped out of the Whitehall Street subway station due to storm surge flooding from Hurricane Sandy in New York City (2012)
When the subway was initially built in New York starting in 1904, no one was thinking of sea level rise or torrential rains.