How Floods Happen?


Floods happen when an area gets a large amount of rainfall in a short period of time. A flood can also happen when it rains for a long period of time. Creeks and lakes will swell and flood.
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Floods begin when soil and vegetation cannot absorb falling rain or melting snow, or when water runs off the land in such quantities that it cannot be carried in normal stream channels or retained in natural ponds and human-made reservoirs.
Floods can happen pretty quickly due to a sudden downpour of rain. The rain will collect very quickly and this can cause flooding in certain areas.
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