DR. KHAIRUL BASHAR
COURSE NO: GS 410
4th year (Hons)
DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
1. What is flood?
2. What are the causes of floods...
FLOOD AND ITS EFFECTS
1. A flood is a very large number or amount of water that rises and spreads. A stream, river, or lake floods when water overflows beyond its banks. Flooding waters cover land that is usually dry. Floods have been a part of life at all ends of the earth, they occur in forests,...
there are typhoons. So we have decided to see the problems that have caused this subdivision to be prone to floods. We went to the said subdivision and explored the place to see what the causes of flooding are and be able to create a solution for that. The place is a normal size for a subdivision and...
Floods are caused by many things. One cause of a flood is when water exceeds the capacity of the area it is in; thus causing it to overflow outside the waters boundary. Another cause is the amount of rain that a certain area of land gets. When too much water has rained over a certain area, sewers start...
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 land not normally covered by water. In the sense of "flowing water", the word may also be applied to the inflow of the tide. Flooding may...
sudden change of the climate. There is a lot of news about natural disasters that have affected many countries such as earthquake, cyclone, tsunami, flood, drought and many more, and many people have suffered from this. Now survival is a challenge for humans and the other living things on our planet. The...
The Main Causes Of Flooding In South-Africa 4
4. The Effect Of Development On Flood Hazards in SA 5
5. The Effect Of The Economic Status Of People -
Regarding Flood Hazards 6
6. Conclusion 7
7. Bibliography 8
Floods play a major...
global warming in relation to
➢ Heavy precipitation
➢ Shortage of water supplied for human activity
In this workshop, we’ll be analyzing the global warming in relation to heavy precipitation, flood and shortage of water supplied for human activity. This workshop...
drainage basin. The floods were made worse by the saturated ground and the engineering schemes along the river banks.
The river engineering has contributed to statistically significant increase in flood over the past years.
Soft engineering involves the use of the flood plain as a flood water stores, restoring...
Floods are the most frequent type of disaster worldwide. They can strike anywhere at anytime. Although floods can be predicted, they often cause massive damage and destruction of property. The typical effects of a flood are broken down into three sections. The Primary Effects are physical damage and...
Bangladesh suffered one of its worse floods ever. Despite being flooded being common in this country, the floods of 1998 were particularly severe resulting in over 1000 deaths and 30 million people being made homeless.
CAUSES OF FLOODING IN BANGLADESH
Physical (Natural) causes of flooding in Bangladesh
calamity in itself. However, the Philippines, as a nation, need to support
A natural disaster is an event with a natural, as opposed to human, cause that results in large-scale loss of life or damage to property. It could be related to weather, geology, biology or even factors outside the Earth....
Nepal is not only one of the least developed countries in the world, it is also equally prone to several disasters such as flash-floods, landslides, fires, occasional earthquakes and epidemics. The main contributing factors of such disasters are: remote, rural, rugged and...
Floods in Bangladesh is very common. The ﬂoods are caused by many different reasons, such as the monsoon rain, snow melt from the Himalayas, the change of landform and river deposition. One of the cause of the Bangladesh ﬂooding is from the snow melt from the Himalayas. Global...
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Contemporary picture of the flood that struck the North Sea coast of Germany and Denmark in October 1634.
People seeking refuge from flood in Java. ca. 1865–1876.
Flooding of a creek...
eventually reach 22.5 GW.
The project produces electricity, increases the river's shipping capacity, and reduces the potential for floods downstream by providing flood storage space. From completion through September 2009 the dam has generated 348.4 TWh(1,254 PJ) of electricity, covering more than one...
If the balance
between the energy of the earth receives from the sun, in the form of
light there would be ultraviolet radiation. Surprisingly the cause
of climate change is that the sun is melting away, people can’t build
shelter because of trees are dying from the heat and droughts, and
often see pictures of floods on the television news.
Topic Sentence (one sentence – Topic + Controlling Idea):
The floods can be very damaging.
Points of Development:
1. Financially 2. Physically 3. Emotionally
BP1: Topic Sentence (POD#1):
First, the floods can cause a heavy financial loss...
A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land which is normally dry. The European Union (EU) Floods Directive defines a flood as a covering by water of land not normally covered by water. In the sense of "flowing water", the word may...
the book). (3 marks for each answer) (15)
i. Descriptive essay
ii. Comparison and Contrast essay
iii. Cause and Effect essay
iv. Narrative essay
v. Process essay
Q.2 You have read in the unit about ‘Formal and Informal Writing Style’. Choose the correct option...
In 1952 and 1998, devastating floods in Lynmouth and Bangladesh occurred. The drainage basins of both places were unable to contain the amount of rainfall fallen on the ground and therefore they flooded. However, these two floods are different as Lynmouth is an MEDC and Bangladesh is an LEDC. Therefore...
means of research on journal entries, web research and different literatures. The nature of flooding, the main causes of flooding, the effect of development of flooding hazards and the effect of the economic status of people regarding flooding hazards will be taken into consideration.
"FLOODS IN PAKISTAN"
The problem of floods in Pakistan is not new as it dates back to the year of independence 1947 when the first major flood hit Pakistan. Since then eight more floods of even greater magnitude have caused heaps of destruction in the country taking the lives of millions...
and every the wet monsoon season the rivers flood half the country to a depth of 30 cm. the floods which last for several months bring fertile silt, but cause great disruption.
Yet these annual floods are insignificant compared to the really disastrous floods caused by tropical cyclones. In 1970 a tropical...
heavy machinery used (e.g. bulldozers) is just as to a forest overall as the chainsaws are to individual trees
Construction – of towns or dams, which flood of large areas. People who live in shanty towns in areas like Brazil are being encouraged to move to rural areas, so more land has to be cleared to...
Everyone knows about flood, but did you being in that situation? Can you imagine how painful the victims feel? What is the things that we can do to help them or just sitting at home and watching the victims suffering from the flood? The effects of the natural disaster and measure taken...
are becoming more common across the world. To properly set up plans to protect against natural disasters, it’s important to understand exactly what effects they have on society by looking at past disasters.
A natural disaster is anything ranging from a volcanic eruption to a tropical storm. This is...
Floods in India are caused due to rainfall in a large area during the monsoon periods. Flood destructions have always brought misery to numerous people, especially in the rural areas. When a large portion of the country remains flooded for a week with few decimeters deep water, it affects the normal...
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 land not normally covered by water. In the sense of "flowing water", the word may also be applied to the inflow of the tide. Flooding...
our normal life. The single largest problem faced by the developing world for dwindling in their forest resources is deforestation.
Causes of Deforestation:
The main cause of the present day crisis is increasing population. Majority of people living in rural areas depend on forest for their firewood for...