a sudden powerful forward or upward movement, especially by a crowd or by a natural force such as the waves or tide.
"flooding caused by tidal surges"
synonyms: gush · rush · outpouring · stream · flow · sweep · efflux · swell · [more]"
As slow as it's been for me prior to last 2 weeks, recent experience calls it a sudden stream of work. And, I'm very thankful for it. (having left hand surgery on May 9th to repair TFCC tear and excise ganglion cyst so may not be able to work for a little while)