oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Preliminary hydrological assessment of the Natal flood
|Article Title||Preliminary hydrological assessment of the Natal flood|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Water Affairs|
|Publication Date||Jan 1932|
|Pages||7 - 13|
|Keyword(s)||Flood, Flood peaks, Hydrological assessment, Natal, Rainfall and River|
The storm was caused by a cut-off low weather system. The maximum rainfall was in the same order as that of tropical cyclone Domoina, but the flood peaks were, on the whole, less extreme. Very rare flood peaks seem to occur rather frequently, consequently there is an urgent need to develop more realistic statistical analyses.
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