Tag Archive: storm surge

Feb 04 2013

A Few Good Reads (2/4/13): Devastating Floods in Mozambique and Australia

This week: Flooding leaves 68 dead in Mozambique as the Limpopo River overflows, more flooding in Queensland as helicopters rescue more than a 1,000 people and some crazy sea foam from the storm, rebuilding in hurricane zones as conditions potentially worsen, and some great dos and don’ts of restoration. Sixty-Eight Dead as Mozambique Floods Spread …

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Nov 27 2012

A Few Good Reads (11/27/12): To Rebuild or Not to Rebuild? Drought and Water Deals in the West.

Cost of Shoring up Coastal Communities But even as these towns clamor for sand, scientists are warning that rising seas will make maintaining artificial beaches prohibitively expensive or simply impossible. Even some advocates of artificial beach nourishment now urge new approaches to the issue, especially in New Jersey.  The practice has long been controversial.

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Nov 05 2012

A Few Good Reads (11/5/12): Superstorm Sandy Aftermath

This week: Hurricane Sandy hit the northeast early this week and it’s going to be awhile before they recover. The storm surge was upwards of 13 feet in places and hit New Jersey particularly hard. You can find out more how to help through the Red Cross here. Below is a collection of articles related …

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Nov 02 2012

Hurricane Sandy Flooding (Footage)

One of the many destructive aspects of a hurricane is the flooding associated with the storm surge and heavy rains.  Often the heavy rain can cause extensive inland flooding after making landfall.  The size and reach of hurricane Sandy made for extensive flooding from the Caribbean, up the East Coast, and as far inland as …

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