Why Do Floods Occur?


Floods are caused by heavy rains that pour to much water into rivers and other waterways. The type of land that is prone to flooding are broad and flat and mostly situated on the banks of a river or main waterway. Floods may also arise from masses of snow melting of tidal waves.
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There are many reasons that exist for why floods occur. One such reason is simply because there often isn't proper drainage space to get rid of water fast enough after a rain.
Floods occur when so much water falls in a short amount of time, that it just rushes along in a fury. They also occur when the ground has become so saturated that it can't soak up anymore water.
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