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Definition of Storm surge

Storm surge Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
WEATHER&METEOROLOGY
An abnormal rise in sea level accompanying a hurricane or other intense storm, and whose height is the difference between the observed level of the sea surface and the level that would have occurred in the absence of the cyclone. Storm surge is usually estimated by subtracting the normal or astronomic high tide from the observed storm tide.
Storm surge Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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A storm surge is a coastal flood or tsunami-like phenomena of rising water commonly associated with low pressure weather systems (such as tropical cyclones and strong extratropical cyclones), the severity of which is affected by the shallowness and orientation of the water body relative to storm path, and the timing of tides. Most casualties during tropical cyclones occur as the result of storm surges.

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Storm surge Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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