flash flood

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Synonyms for flash flood

a sudden local flood of great volume and short duration

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And 20 houses were hit by flash floods in Burton upon Trent yesterday afternoon, with firefighters battling to prevent damage to property.
We know flash flood is a major problem for haor region for a long period of time.
Main Manserha road and Muree Road was blocked at several places due to flash flood and miles long ques of vehicles could be seen on the both sides of the roads.
Several link roads in all over the division were disconnected by the flash flood and land sliding.
At least 13 people have been killed in flash floods that have raced down from the Alborz Mountains into communities in northern Iran.
Although satellite estimates of precipitation have coarser resolution than weather radar, such estimates can provide potentially useful information for heavy rainfall and flash flood potential.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had been involved in implementation of the Pakistan Flash Flood Guidance System.
Rising waters trapped cars in San Diego County, and a flash flood watch on Tuesday night covered the entire Bay Area.
New Delhi, June 9 ( ANI ): Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani is on the way to Mandi and has promised all help and support related to the flash floods.
The flash flood occurred in 2010 (June 28/29, 2010) on the Buhai River at the Padureni hydrometric station was a historical flood, having a 3% excess probability, a maximum flow rate of (85.
What started as heavy rains turned into a flash flood on Monday evening in the town of LE-leburgaz in Kyrklareli province.
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A flash flood triggered by torrential rain claimed the lives of 106 people in central Myanmar last week, state media reported Monday.
Already saturated soils in some areas could boost surface runoff and increase the flash flood threat.
STRICKEN residents were left high and dry yesterday after "nearly" being issued with a flash flood warning.