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A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land which is usually dry. The European Union ... Localized flooding may be caused or exacerbated by drainage obstructions such as landslides, ice, deb...

What causes Floods? - Geoscience Australia

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However, floods are not always caused by heavy rainfall. They can result from other phenomena, particularly in coastal areas where inundation can be caused  ...

What can cause flooding? - eSchooltoday

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What causes flooding. The three kinds of flooding. Areas liable to flooding. Problems caused by floods. Flooding preparation checklist. How to prevent floods

What is a flood? - Water Safety

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What causes floods? A flood is caused by a combination of heavy rainfall causing river / oceans to over flow their banks, and can happen at any time of the year, ...

Rain & Floods - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

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A flood results from days of heavy rain and/or melting snows, when rivers rise .... Here is an experiment that shows how pressure is created in our atmosphere by  ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Causes of flooding

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A flood occurs when a river bursts its banks and the water spills onto the floodplain. Flooding tends to be caused by heavy rain: the faster the rainwater reaches ...

What Are Floods? - Causes, Types & Prevention - Video & Lesson ...

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Since floods are an overabundance of water in a normally dry area, it makes sense that they are caused by large amounts of water coming from somewhere else ...

Natural Disasters - Floods | WWF

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If you thought that floods are natural disasters that happened only in poorer continents like Africa and Asia, then you are wrong. First, not all floods are caused by ...

11 Facts About Floods | DoSomething.org | Volunteer for Social ...

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Flash floods can bring walls of water from 10 to 20 feet high. ... Flooding is caused by spring thawing (snow and frozen grounds melting in the spring), heavy  ...

Chennai floods are not a natural disaster—they've been created by ...

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Dec 2, 2015 ... Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's response to the floods in Tamil Nadu is frightening. A report in NDTV quotes her as saying, “Losses ...

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Flood Information, Flooding Facts, Flash Floods, Photos -- National ...

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Get facts and information about floods and flooding, plus find links to photo galleries and related articles from National Geographic.

Flood Facts, Types of Flooding, Floods in History - Live Science

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Oct 11, 2012 ... Floods cause billions in damages every year. There are many ... Waterfall created during the flood that rapidly formed Lake Canyon Gorge.

flood - National Geographic Society

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Nov 7, 2011 ... When heavy rains caused the Souris River to flood in 2011, for example, the water level nearly reached the top of the Alameda Reservoir in ...