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,...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Natural causes of flooding are caused by heavy rainfall that causes a lot of damage. Heavy rainfall causes a lot of damage because the ground does not have enough time to Infiltrate itself and then that cause surface run off. Something else is if a valley has very steep hills/sides. Another...
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....
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 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...
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
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...