a great flowing or overflowing of water, especially over land not usually submerged.
any great outpouring or stream: a flood of tears.
the universal deluge recorded as having occurred in the days of Noah. Gen. 7.
the rise or flowing in of the tide (ebb
A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land which is usually dry. The
European Union (EU) Floods Directive defines a flood as a covering by water of ...
Flooding is a common natural disaster, and also very common in many places
where rains fall. What causes it and what are the types? Find out more.
Anywhere it rains, it can flood. A flood is a general and temporary condition
where two or more acres of normally dry land or two or more properties are ...
Basic information about flooding, from the NOAA National Severe Storms
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, ...
Definition of flood: A temporary overflow of a normally dry area due to overflow of
a body of water, unusual buildup, runoff of surface waters, or abnormal erosion ...
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