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...
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...
. 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...
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
, 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...
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...
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...
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...
. 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...
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...