Record Breaking Water Related Events Throughout The World
Here are Dam-It Dams Cofferdams, we pay attention to all things weather and hydro-logically related.
These are the most accurate record setting numbers available to us, as a vast majority of records set have been recorded post-1880. Any record weather occurrences prior to that time, which may or may not have been of greater note, will have been lost in history. Below is a list based upon the information we have at-hand of record breaking numbers, some astounding, in the world of water related events. One thing is for sure, the weather patterns are getting more destructive, and protecting yourself from dangerous weather is now becoming a much bigger concern.
Highest Storm Surge: in relation to Tropical Cyclone Mahina
Defined as a rising of the sea as a result of atmospheric pressure changes and wind associated with a storm.