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You are here : eLibrary : IAHR World Congress Proceedings : 36th Congress - The Hague (2015) FULL PAPERS : THEME 7- EXTREME EVENTS, NATURAL VARIABILITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE : STORM SURGE FLOODING IN THE GANGES-BRAHMAPUTRA-MEGHNA DELTA: PRESENT AND FUTURE SCENARIOS
STORM SURGE FLOODING IN THE GANGES-BRAHMAPUTRA-MEGHNA DELTA: PRESENT AND FUTURE SCENARIOS
Author : M.M. RAHMAN , A. HAQUE , R. J. NICHOLLS , M. A. JISAN , F. NIHAL , I. AHMED , A.N. LÁZÁR
Floods in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) delta are mainly of two types: fluvio-tidal floods generated from combination upstream monsoon flows (June-September) & tides in the Bay of Bengal and storm surge floods generated from tropical cyclones (April-May and October-November) of the Bay of Bengal. In terms of time of initiation, duration and horizontal & vertical extent of flooding the nature of both the floods are different and have different impacts on the region. It is widely believed that the nature of flooding in the region will change in future mainly because of the effects of climate change.

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