Definition of storm surge in English:
A rising of the sea as a result of wind and atmospheric pressure changes associated with a storm.
- A storm surge at high tide destroyed the dukes and killed more than 1800 people.
- My mother insists the storm was so fierce a tidal wave came ashore, not just a storm surge.
- We're going to have to deal with the storm surge, the wind and the rainfall throughout this event.
Definition of storm surge in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan