Impact details: coastal flooding

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Rodriguez, R., Webb, R., & Bush, D. (1994). Another look at the impact of Hurricane Hugo on the shelf and coastal resources of Puerto Rico, USA. Journal of Coastal Research, 278-296. Central America / Caribbean: Puerto Rico Wave impact and coastal flooding were augmented by a 0.6 m high tide and a 0.7 m storm surge in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Hurricane Hugo struck Puerto Rico on 18 September 1989. Coastal zone resources as diverse as offshore sand deposits, recreational beaches, and coral reefs were affected. During the storms, winds greater than 240km/hr were observed. -

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