Storm Surge

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  Storm surge mapping was done with an objective to Assess Storm Surge Inundation Hazard Risk and Produce Taluka wise Storm Surge Hazard Risk Maps. The estimated Peak Maximum Surge at Highest High Water level indicates vulnerable areas prone to storm surge in Gujarat.
   
 
Storm Surge is a serious threat to some areas along the Gujarat coast, even at the Lowest Low Water Level.
Regions at risk include the shoreline and infrastructure in the Surat, Bharuch, Kandla and Porbandar regions.
   
100-year return cyclonic storms could cause severe damage to infrastructure, habitation and economic activities in these regions due to both hydrodynamic action and inundation
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