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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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 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...
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....
Review of Related Literature
Manila Times (2013) said that a quick solution in solving flood problems in Manila is impossible. Different causes which consider a well researched and localized study to produce a sufficient solution have been pointed out by authorities and experts. According to a geology...
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...
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...
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
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...
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
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...