Free Essays on Cause And Effect Of Flood

  1. Effect Essay: Causes of Flood

    Cause and Effect Essay: Causes of Flood There are many calamities that we experience like storm, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes. The most common calamities that our country faces are storms and floods. According to PAGASA, flood is a natural hydrological phenomenon. The purpose of this essay is...

  2. Lynmouth and Bangladesh Floods - Comparison

    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...

  3. Floods in India

    About floods in India India, being a peninsular country and surrounded by the Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal, is quite prone to flood. As per the Geological Survey of India (GSI), the major flood prone areas of India cover almost 12.5% area of the country.  Every year, flood, the...

  4. Flooding Causes and Prevention

    formation reason of flood. What should we do to prevent the happening of flood? Flood is overflow of the huge amount of water onto the normally dry land. Flood occurs when the overflowing water submerges land and causes deluge. It is a cruel and violent expression of water. Floods are often deadly...

  5. Floods

    Brisbane, faced the second highest flood since the start of the 20th century. Major flooding occurred throughout the Brisbane River catchment, the Lockyer Creek and Bremer River. Which has now fundamentally impacted the residential property market. At the peak of the flood, approximately 11,900 homes were...

  6. Flood Management Techniques (Evaluate)

    FLOODS A river flood is a flow in excess of the channel capacity to accommodate the peak discharge, and occurs when the amount of water arriving on land exceeds the capacity of the land to discharge that water by infiltration, surface flow or drainage pipes. Flooding of river valleys and coastal areas...

  7. River Floods

    RIVER FLOODS The indus and its tributaries well, and almost every year overflow their banks. The flood in most years are not serious. However every 7-8 years there are severe floods. Serious floods occurred in 1955, 1973 and 1978. In the 80s and 90s serious fllods also occurred causing large scale devastation...

  8. Climate Change and Its Effect in Banaladesh

    experiences different types of Natural Disasters almost every year because of the Global Warming as well as Climate Change impacts, these are:   Floods / Flash Floods (Almost 80% of the total area of the country is prone to flooding). Cyclones and Storm Surges (South and South-eastern Parts of the country...

  9. Greenhouse Effect

    What is the greenhouse effect, and why is the problem closely linked to large scale industrial society? The greenhouse effect is a naturally occurring process that aids in the heating of the Earth’s surface and atmosphere. The rising temperatures of the earths surface, although the actual rise is...

  10. Dasasters : Earthquake & Floods

    populated area, the earthquake can cause huge loss in the amount of human life and property damage. Affects of earthquake The earthquake can make the buildings and bridges to fall, disrupt electricity, gas, and phone service. It can even further cause landslides, flash floods, avalanches, fires and destructive...

  11. Global Warming: Rate of Destructive Effects

    will affect every part of our life, but if we all do our part to adjust our lifestyles we can help stop it before it’s to late. There are several causes of global warming, such as pollution from factories, carbon dioxide from rotting trees, deforestation, transportation vehicles, the burning of coal...

  12. Test Paper

    intense. Even where sufficient long-term freshwater resources do exist, seasonal or annual variations in the availability of freshwater may at times cause water quality degradation (EEA, 1999). The Water Pollution and Scarcity section of the report deals with inland surface and groundwater quality...

  13. Carbon Cyle and Its Effect on Man

    Industrial Revolution 4. Effect of Combustion on carbon dioxide level 5. Effect of Deforestation on carbon dioxide level 6. Effect of Deforestation on carbon dioxide level Cont’d 7. Green House Effect 8. Enhance Green House Effect 9. Enhance Green House Effect Cont’d 10. Enhance...

  14. Causes and Impacts of Global Warming

    Global warming Introduction {text:list-item} {text:list-item} {text:list-item} {text:list-item} Causes- human activities add excessive amounts of greenhouse gasses to atmosphere Impacts of global warming {text:list-item} {text:list-item} {text:list-item}...

  15. Flood

    A flash flood is a rapid flooding of geomorphic low-lying areas - washes, rivers, dry lakes and basins. It may be caused by heavy rain associated with a storm, hurricane, or tropical storm or melt water from ice or snow flowing over ice sheets or snowfields. Flash floods can also occur after the collapse...

  16. The Future Effects of Global Warming

    The Future Effects of Global Warming Introduction After several years of scientific debate over the existence of global warming, most experts now agree that global warming exists and may have devastating effects on Earth’s climate. Global warming will influence and/or cause heat waves, polar ice caps...

  17. Effects of Soil Errosion in the Philippines

    EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION IN THE PHILIPPINES Soil erosion is happening everywhere in this world. Especially near the water area and maybe it is happening below where we stand. One my grandparents told me, that one time when they were young a typhoon with its devastating rain hit manila. Because...

  18. 3gorges

    eventually reach 22.5 GW.[4] 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...

  19. Global Warming and the Changes of Temperature on Earth

    WARMING Global warming is the increase of the average temperature on earth. As the Earth is getting hotter, disasters like Hurricanes, Droughts and floods are getting more frequent. [pic] Global Warming is the increase in the average temperature of earth’s near surface air and ocean since the mid-of...

  20. Koshi Flood

    KOSHI FLOOD 1. Background 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...

  21. Climate Change

    climate which can cause increased average global temperature. Earth’s climate temperature is determined by natural causes; sun’s rays reaching earth and reflectivity of surface (melting of ice-caps). Human causes are also a factor. The human race has contributed to the greenhouse effect. The burning of...

  22. DEFORESTATION

    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...

  23. The Petaluma River

    Erick Sampson | | 5/17/2011 | Table of Contents Introduction 3 Flow Analysis 4 Flood Frequency Analysis and River Hydrology 7 Petaluma Cross Section 11 Sediment Information 14 Urbanization Effect on Streams; Land-use 18 Stream Impairment 22 Petaluma River Conclusion 26 Petaluma...

  24. climate change and its effect on Bangladesh

    evidence that GHG is continuing to build-up as a result of human activities has become conclusive i.e. these changes have come about as a combined effect of increases in emissions, such as fossil fuel burning, and decrease in carbon sinks, such as reduced forest cover. Top 10 Places Already Affected...

  25. Bangladesh Floods

    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 1...

  26. global warming cause & effect

    major affects air pollution, melting of glaciers, and the greenhouse effect. Some people argue if global warming is in fact a real situation, what the causes may be, and how to prevent it from becoming a major problem. Most of these effects are caused by a majority of human activities, such as the burning...

  27. global warming

    The Effects of Climate Change Heatwave - In summer of 2003 in Europe reached a high temperature of 44°C in Europe to caused deadly heatwaves that killed about 30,000 people in Belgium, Britain, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. Consequently a heat wave in South Asian region consistijng...

  28. Flood

    Write a Essay on Flood - Essay for School Students SAI SHRUTHI Flood appears as a curse to the people who are directly affected by it. There are mainly two reasons that can create a flood: excessive rains and overflow of rivers. Rain is wel¬come for the growth of crops and cooling down the atmos¬phere...

  29. Climatic Change and Its Effect on Society

    Climatic Change and Its Effect on Society There has been a significant climatic change that has taken place throughout the years on Earth. These changes have effected society in more than one way. However, there is nothing society can do about the long term influences of climatic changes. Society...

  30. Effects of Hurricane

    Effects of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans The effects of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans were long-lasting. As the center of Katrina passed east of New Orleans on August 29, 2005, winds downtown were in the Category 3 range with frequent intense gusts and tidal surge. Hurricane force winds were...

  31. Cause and Effects of Volcanic Eruptions

    learned about what causes a volcano? Volcanic eruptions can be a huge deal for the environment and the people around it. What causes do volcanos have on the environment and what cause does it have on the people? Well the truth is, the causes of active volcanos there are today, do have effects on its surroundings...

  32. FLOODS

    FLOODS What causes Floods? Heavy Rainfall: Causes increase in sea level rise etc. Over–saturated soil (when the ground can’t hold in any more water and could turn into mud etc): Infiltration can’t take place due to the soil’s impermeability resulting in so then surface run off will be increased. High...

  33. The Effects of Improper Waste Management to Humans.

    is on the rise from day to day. If the waste products are not managed properly, it will cause a lot of bad influences to humans. The effects of improper waste management to humans are contamination of soil, floods, extinction of plants and animals, air contamination and depletion of ozone layer. Firstly...

  34. Climate Change and Agriculture

    large amount of green house gasses such as carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. This increasing level of green house gas causes global warming. Global warming has numerous effects on the environment and naturally affects all life on earth. The social and economic implications are extremely serious...

  35. An Evaluation of Planning and Design Considerations for the Rehabilitation of Flood Affected Settlements in Punjab, Pakistan

    Considerations for the Rehabilitation of Flood Affected Settlements in Punjab, Pakistan The Problem Statement The world is becoming more vulnerable to natural disasters and floods are conceived as most devastating of all natural disasters (Miller, 1997). The average number of flood victims from 1973 to 1997 was...

  36. Global Warming: Causes to Changes

    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...

  37. Global Warming - 1

    Water vapour etc. Now let us know about the green house effect. A green house is a small house made of glass that is used to grow plants. It traps the Sun rays and keeps the heat from escaping. It is warm inside. This is called green house effect in general. In the same way that the glass traps heat in...

  38. Our Personal Role in Mitigating Climate Change From the view of a Malaysian Citizen

    and in the community as well. But in my understanding, climate change is becoming a serious problem and the irony of it is that humans are the major cause of it. As I elaborate on my essay, you will understand the meaning of climate change, the factors behind climate change, how it influences the environment...

  39. Global Warming: Effects on the Different Geological Spheres

    different concentrations of green house gases like water vapor which causes about 36-70% of the greenhouse effect carbon dioxide which causes 9-26%, methane which causes 4-9% and ozone which causes 3-7%. The increased in global average temperature is due to emission...

  40. Global Warming Analysis

    global warming in relation to ➢ Heavy precipitation ➢ Flood ➢ Shortage of water supplied for human activity Foreword 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...

  41. Effects and Causes of Global Warming

    Global Warming is defined as the increase of the average temperature on Earth. As the Earth is getting hotter, disasters like hurricanes, droughts and floods are getting more frequent. Over the last 100 years, the average temperature of the air near the Earth´s surface has risen a little less than 1° Celsius...

  42. geography Coursework

    can cause a river’s volume to change? Think weather, relief, geology and type of surface. What is a storm hydrograph and what do they inform us of? What is the lag time on a storm hydrograph? What are the physical and human causes of floods? Which factors are the main cause of severe floods in the...

  43. Effects of climate change on the UK

    Negative effects of climate change on the UK: 1. Climate change could lead to an increase in precipitation in the future. Extremely wet winters could become up to five times more likely over the next 100 years. More intense downpours can lead to a greater risk of flash floods and river flooding. Extreme...

  44. Environmental Issues Cause by High Energy Use

    Environmental Issues Cause by High Energy Use Energy generally is the capability of doing work. In the electric power industry, energy is defined as electricity supplied over time (Independent Power Producers of New York 2006). High energy consumption has been an issue since 20th century to...

  45. Pakistan Flood 2010

    The Pakistan flood of 2010 happened on Monday the 26th July 2010 in the villages Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan. Causes The heavy rains were caused by a monsoon depression (also called a monsoon low) that formed over the Bay of Bengal on July 24, crossed over...

  46. extent can preparedness and planning mitigate the effects of tropical revolving storms?

    To what extent can preparedness and planning mitigate the effects of tropical revolving storms? Tropical revolving storms are also known as hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones. They occur in when sea surface temperatures are above 27 degrees Celsius and form over the oceans in the tropics and sub-tropics...

  47. The Management of the River Mississippi

    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...

  48. Darwins Theory of Natural Selection

    without a known cause. It doesn't mean that the anxious person can't say something about the discomfort, but it is never an adequate explanation for the irrational fear. It is without doubt seen that anxiety is a overwhelming emotion. Unlike fear, anxiety has a disintegrating effect on the body. The...

  49. Bangladesh Blues

    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...

  50. Asean: The Effects Of Illegal Logging

    The Effects of Illegal Logging: Illegal logging and associated illegal trade directly threatens ecosystem and biodiversity in forests throughout Asia and the world. It is having a devastating impact on the world’s forests and negatively the economic and ecological system of optimal forest management...

  51. Global Warming: Causes, Effects and Remedies

    Global Warming: Causes, Effects and Remedies Global warming is the greatest challenge facing our planet. It is, in fact, the increase in the temperature of the earth’s neon- surface air. It is one of the most current and widely discussed factors...

  52. Economic Effects of Global Warming

    Economic Effects of Global Warming: Specific Cases, Natural Disasters Natural Disasters have always been a cause for economic losses because every time a hurricane, earthquake, tsunami destroys houses, streets, vehicles, etc. money is lost. Governments around the world have to pay for the destruction...

  53. deforestation

    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...

  54. Love

    regions of hurricanes * What makes a hurricane? * What conditions must exists? * Evolution of a hurricane * Pressure gradient, Coriolis Effect, Centrifugal Force * Eye, wall, rainbands, latent heat, size, winds and wind structure * Where will the winds be the strongest in a hurricane...

  55. Climate Change

    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 which animals...

  56. Cause and effect essay

    Anton Garrett ENG-101 October 29, 2015 Cause and Effect Essay How many times have you passed by people sitting on the street, with a plastic glass or a small cardboard box asking for spare change? Have you ever noticed the amounts of people who have neither a home, nor a job to take care of...

  57. Global Warming: Accelerated Greenhouse Effect

    is caused by an accelerated “greenhouse effect”. (Knox, 2006). Carbon dioxide and water vapor as well as some other gases that surround the earth absorb the heat from the sun which acts as a kind of greenhouse for the earth. If there were no greenhouse effect on the earth it is estimated that the average...

  58. Floods in South Africa

    2 3 WHAT IS LA NINA 2 4 IMPACT OF FLOODS 2-3 5 MEASURES PUT IN PLACE TO HANDLE FLOODING 3 6 HUMAN...

  59. Epic of Gilgamesh and the Great Flood

    Epic of Gilgamesh and the Great Flood Perhaps the most popular comparison with Noah's Flood is that of an ancient Babylonian story of a similar flood in the Epic of Gilgamesh. The stories are very parallel, but specific details make them different in several parts. I am going to tell you some key similarities...

  60. The Causes of Taiping Rebellion

    CAUSES OF TAIPING REBELLION Political Weakness of the Qing government Obsolete examination system Established during the 6th century, focused on a literature and ancient classics, archaic after 13 centuries Neglected the development of science and technology, unaware of the benefits of science and...