Online Training

eSurge provides an online storm surge training course. 

Take the course now.

Storm Surge Network

The Storm Surge Network exists to support collaboration between researchers. Join our LinkedIn group to participate in discussions. 


Get in touch

Please email us if you have any problems.
warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/esurge/htdocs/modules/taxonomy/ on line 33.

East China Sea

Cyclone NEOGURI-14

Tropical Cyclone Fitow

Cyclone Fitow made landfall in the Zhejiang province of China on 7th October 2013, killing at least 5 and causing severe damage to property through floods and high winds. 

It was initiated as an eSurge Live event in response to this GDACS alert. The actual storm surge height is not available.

Cyclone Usagi

Typhoon Usagi (*) - the most powerful storm of 2013 so far - hit the chinese coast on 22/9/2013. Although initially forecast to hit Hong Kong, the city was mostly spared by a last minute change of direction, but other parts of the chinese coast were badly hit.

At time of writing (23/9/13) it is not clear what the actual storm surge was.

Tropical Cyclone Trami

Cyclone Trami (also called Maring) is forecast to make landfall on the chinese coast on the 21st August.

Typhoon Soulik (2013)

A storm surge of up to 2m was predicted by GDACS for the Chinese coast (see GDACS storm surge report).

Typhoon Ewiniar (2006)

Typhoon Ewiniar caused severe damage and flooding to China, Korea and Japan in 2006. 

Meteorological history

Typhoon Maemi (2003)

Typhoon Maemi was a powerful typhoon which struck south Korea on 12th September 2003, killing over 110 people and causing $4.1 billion damage, largely due to the high storm surge. 

Meteorological history

Typhoon Rusa (2002)

Typhoon Rusa (22 Aug - 3 Sept 2002) was a powerful typhoon which affected South Korea and parts of Japan, causing a storm surge on landfall in Korea. 

Meteorological history