causes of floods?
3. What are different types of flood?
4. What are the effects of flood?
5. Discuss the different methods of control and prevention of flood.
6. How flood can be predicted? Discuss prediction of flood
frequency, prediction of flow duration, flood routing and
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...
, buildings, cars, schools, etc. Another thing that people loose in the event of floods is their jobs; consequently, after water damaging buildings and such, businesses can be run down, bankrupt and even, in existent. This causes lots of people to be jobless, which in effect, creates no way of paying...
, mountains, and even deserts. They can even happen any time of the year, not just in winter. This essay will investigate the causes and effects of floods, most notably in the areas of; kinds of floods, causes and effects of these floods, and prevention of floods.
2. There are a few types of flood...
along with many small rivers contribute to that. In West Bengal, rivers like Mahananda, Bhagirathi, Damodar, Ajay etc. causes floods because of tidal effects and insufficient river channels.
Brahmaputra and Barak Basins: The river banks of Brahmaputra and Barak gets flooded due to the Surplus water...
in our atmosphere.)
The effect of Climate change is a major threat to our
planet and an urgent location is needed. Seriously Climate change is
causing ice glaciers to melt in every region around the world which
is putting millions at from a flood droughts and lack of drinking...
river channel, particularly at bends or meanders in the waterway. Floods often cause damage to homes and businesses if they are in the natural flood plains of rivers. While riverine flood damage can be eliminated by moving away from rivers and other bodies of water, people have traditionally lived...
taken to help the victims.
The effects of the natural disaster cause physical damage. For example, bridges, cars, buildings, sewer systems, roadways, canals and any other type of structure. More over, the victim’s shelter and properties also being damage because of the flood. Different types of...
when the flow rate exceeds the capacity of the river channel, particularly at bends or meanders in the waterway. Floods often cause damage to homes and businesses if they are in the natural flood plains of rivers. While riverine flood damage can be eliminated by moving away from rivers and other...
exceeding their capacity and flooding;
In the spring, melting snow from the Himalayas further increases the flood risks as a lot of melt water enter the rivers at their source.
Human causes of flooding in Bangladesh
Increasing population in the Himalayas where the rain contributes to the source of...
. Another thing is if you have rivers flowing in the country. Human causes are made by people cutting down trees(Deforestation). Bridges make the situation far more worse cars and trees would get stuck under the bridge.
Causes of the Flood
Causes of the Bangladesh flood: every year the area has very...
Between the months of July-September, in the year 1998, 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...
. The unplanned, unscientific and careless exploitation of forest resources bring immense miseries.
Effects of Deforestation:
Deforestation causes frequent floods. Every year about 30 million people and 10 million hectares are affected and the property lost may run into thousands of corers of rupees...
c. In the unit, you have read a long text about the famous painter and calligraphist Sadequain and have done some exercises based on it. Here is another long text, read it carefully and then answer the questions. (10)
The Causes of Floods
Flood is overflow of the huge amount of...
leading to price increases is a common after-effect of severe flooding. The impact on those affected may cause psychological damage to those affected, in particular where deaths, serious injuries and loss of property occur.
flood can cause the range of serious physical problem.
Explanation One (one sentence):
The floods cause direct effects.
Example One (one sentence):
When people are swept away and threw into obstacles by the flood water, many people drown or receive cuts and broken bones.
Explanation Two (one...
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 cyclone and tidal surge killed...
millions of people and leaving billions of them homeless.
However the latest flood in 2010 was the most devastating which damaged the infrastructure and economy of the country.The main reason for the 2011 floods was the heavy monsoon rainfall in all four provinces of the country. The...
human activity. This workshop came to being because, nowadays everyone is concerned about global warming, green house effect. They all need to know what exactly is global warming, and we analyze on global warming and various factor concerning to it. We will be discussing the problem, cause, source...
greenhouse effect, but it is widely known as global warming.
2.0 CAUSES OF GLOBAL WARMING
There are a lot of causes of global warming. Former Vice President Al Gore claimed that global warming is forcing ocean temperature to rise, which is causing storms, including cyclones and hurricanes...
‘sinks’, and coupled with the carbon dioxide emitted from the burning of fossil, the levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere increase. The carbon dioxide forms a blanket around the earth and traps heat from solar radiation. This is called the greenhouse effect, and causes the average temperature of...
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...
. Effects of serious ﬂoods are the same in both MEDC(More Economically Developed Country) and LEDC (Less Economically Developed Country), but LEDC does not have as developed technology to stop the ﬂood, and the recovery takes more time as it is harder for them to rebuild.
There are many...
: The Causes of Flood Are Many. It Is Mainly Caused By Heavy Showers Of Rain. It May Be Caused By Cyclones, Tidal Bores Or Melting Of Snow On Mountains.
Effects Of Flood: Flood Causes A Big Loss Of Our Life, Property And Crops. It Washes Away Villages, Roads and Even People’s Houses. Many Human...
mines were forced to close, this the case of a coal mines in Limpopo.)
THE EFFECT OF THE ECONOMIC STATUS OF PEOPLE REGARDING FLOOD HAZARDS.
Floods frequently causes major infrastructure damage of roads, railway lines, electricity supply systems, water supply and sewage disposal...
to be considered significant unless they flood property or drown domestic animals.
Floods can also occur in rivers when the flow rate exceeds the capacity of the river channel, particularly at bends or meanders in the waterway. Floods often cause damage to homes and businesses if they are in the...
. This is called green house effect. Global Warming is caused by the green house effect.
Causes of Global warming:
Global Warming is caused by many things. The causes are split up into two groups, man-made or anthropogenic causes, and natural causes.
Natural causes are causes...
may be natural swaps, wetland or agricultural land. Hydrologists and those involved in flood management are recognising the importance of non structural approaches. Accepting that flooding cannot be controlled but the effects can be alleviated. This means that it allows designated areas to flood...
, so what is the effect of it? For me I think it will tangle with the thrashes in the road ending up in causes of flood which is a hindrance in the sewer. Fifth and the last is there are low areas in some parts of the subdivision causing the flood to be gathered in that area, based on our observation...
their similarities. To begin, the Lynmouth flooding occurred in an MEDC while the Bangladesh flooding occurred in an LEDC. This would have meant that the aid and reaction to the Lynmouth flooding would be greater and quicker than that of the Bangladesh flooding. Additionally, the effects of the flood...