wind surge

wind surge

(wɪnd)
n
(Physical Geography) a wind-induced rise in the water level at the coast or the shore of an inland expanse of water. It has a definite frequency and if this is close to the tidal frequency serious flooding can result
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The PDRRMC also prepared a list of vulnerable population and areas for quick evacuation plan in case of flood, landslide, lahar, coastal flood and wind surge.
It is too early to ascertain the combined scope and cost of the hurricanes, although extensive property damage from wind surge and flooding and near term economic and tax losses from the disruptions are expected.
Also new to the range is a new stability control system which controls side wind surges.
We need to be able to respond better to wind surges, given the growing share of wind power in the European energy mix.