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New study on storm surges projections in Europe

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

Coastal flooding is often caused by extreme events, such as storm surges, which in some areas may be amplified by climate change. A number of studies have evaluated the dynamics of future extreme storm surges, but mainly at local or...

Climate change threatens to cause trillions in damage to world's coastal regions if they do not adapt to sea-level rise

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

New research predicts that coastal regions may face massive increases in damages from storm surge flooding over the course of the 21st century. Global average storm surge damages could increase from about $10-$40 billion per year to...

Storm Julia threatens flooding in coastal South Carolina

News : The Raw Story

Tropical Storm Julia dumped heavy rain on Georgia and threatened flooding in parts of South Carolina on Thursday as it meandered north along the U.S. Southeast coast, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm, after drifting alo...

Climate Change Cassandra Warns of Possible Subway Flooding

News : NYMag: Intelligencer

Sometime tomorrow, a storm surge from Hurricane Sandy is expected to race through New York Harbor, flooding streets, low-lying areas, and likely the subway tunnels. One 2011 state report suggests that a coastal storm flooding large ...

Tropical Storm Joaquin could cause major East Coast rainfall this weekend

United States / Washington D.C. : Washington Post: Local

Though the forecast remains very uncertain, heavy rain, coastal flooding and strong winds are possible for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast starting Friday.


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