oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Revised risk analysis for extreme storms and floods in Natal/KwaZulu
|Article Title||Revised risk analysis for extreme storms and floods in Natal/KwaZulu|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||Peter.** Pegram, Geoffrey.* & Adamson|
|Publication Date||Jan 1932|
|Pages||15 - 20|
|Keyword(s)||Floods, KwaZulu-Natal, Rainfall, Risk analysis, Storm magnitude and Storms|
Extreme storms and the resulting floods over Natal appear to come from two distinct weather-generating mechanisms. The paper descriptionbes the estimation of the mixed distribution functions for the two components and attempts to regionalize large storms for design purposes.
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