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...
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...
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,...
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...
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, mountains, and even deserts...
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...
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...
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...
usually dry becomes submerged
When is a flood warning
Flash floods are the result of heavy rainfall or
cloudburst over a relatively small drainage
Flash floods carry highly destructive flood
waves and are most common in mountainous
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...
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...
of flooding. (25)
Floods make a big impact on the environment and society. Floods can destroy drainage systems in cities. Also in cases of severe floods, buildings can be damaged and even destroyed. This can lead to catastrophic events on the environment and society. Floods also cause millions of pounds...
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.
Global Warming is the increase in the average temperature of earth’s near surface air and ocean since the mid-of...
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...
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...
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...
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
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.
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...
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 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 thetide. Flooding...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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For other uses, see Flood (disambiguation).
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...
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...
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...
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.