Why Are Storm Surges So Deadly?

Why Are Storm Surges So Deadly?

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Hurricanes can be deadly, but it’s typically not the wind from these powerful storms that causes the highest number of fatalities. Rather, storm surges caused by hurricanes are “often the greatest threat to life and property from a hurricane,” according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC)…

Read Full Article, LiveScience (10-07-2016)

Global Lessons for Adapting Coastal Communities to Protect against Storm Surge Inundation; Journal Of Coastal Research (01-07-2014)

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