Flood

Flood, Overflow of water that submerges land that is not normally submerged.

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A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. In the sense of "flowing water", the word may also be applied to the inflow of the tide. Floods are an area of study of the discipline hydrology and are of significant concern in agriculture, civil engineering and public health. Human changes to the environment often increase the intensity and frequency of flooding, for example land use changes such as deforestation and removal of wetlands, changes in waterway course or flood controls such as with levees, and larger environmental issues such as climate change and sea level rise. Flooding may occur as an overflow of water from water bodies, such as a river, lake, or ocean, in which the water overtops or breaks levees, resulting in some of that water escaping its usual boundaries, or it may occur due to an accumulation of rainwater on saturated ground in an areal flood.

Johnstown Flood
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Johnstown Flood ... The Johnstown Flood (locally, the Great Flood of 1889) occurred on Friday, May 31, 1889, after the catastrophic failure of the South Fork Dam, located...

Flood myth
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Flood myth ... A flood myth or deluge myth is a myth in which a great flood, usually sent by a deity or deities, destroys civilization, often in an act of divine retribution...

Flood control
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Flood control ... Flood control methods are used to reduce or prevent the detrimental effects of flood waters. Flood relief methods are used to reduce the effects of flood...

Flood-meadow
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Flood-meadow ... A flood-meadow (or floodmeadow) is an area of grassland or pasture beside a river, subject to seasonal flooding. Flood-meadows are distinct from water-meadows...

Genesis flood narrative
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Genesis flood narrative ... The Genesis flood narrative is the flood myth found in chapters 6–9 of the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament. The story...

Flood!
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Flood! ... Flood! is a 1976 American made-for-television adventure film directed by Earl Bellamy. The earthen dam above Brownsville, Texas shows signs of imminent...

Queensland floods
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Queensland floods ... Queensland floods or Brisbane flood may refer to: 1893 Brisbane flood 1974 Brisbane flood 2010–11 Queensland floods March 2010 Queensland floods January...

Bonneville flood
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Bonneville flood ... The Bonneville flood was a catastrophic flooding event in the last ice age, which involved massive amounts of water inundating parts of southern Idaho...

The Flame in the Flood
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The Flame in the Flood ... The Flame in the Flood is a roguelike survival adventure video game developed by The Molasses Flood. The game was developed for Microsoft Windows, macOS...

Flood stage
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Flood stage ... Flood stage is the water level or stage at which the surface of a body of water has risen to a sufficient level to cause sufficient inundation of areas...

Found in the Flood
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Great Molasses Flood
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Flash flood
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Flood fill
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Curt Flood
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Richard Flood
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Willo Flood
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Missoula floods
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Saguenay flood
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