flash flood

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Synonyms for flash flood

a sudden local flood of great volume and short duration

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PESHAWAR -- Former MNA and leader of Jamaat-e-Islami Maulana Abdul Akbar Chatrali has asked central government to allocate Rs 10billino for suffered people of Chitral after torrential rains and flash floods.
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.
KE-E*E-kyoncaly village head Ali YalE*yn told the Cihan news agency in Tekirday- that their village was badly damaged by the flash flood.
The flash flood swept away dozens of villages in Pakokku, Pauk and Myaing townships in the early hours of Thursday, making over two thousand families homeless, the New Light of Myanmar daily reported.
Most of the Los Angeles area will be under a flash flood watch from this afternoon through Tuesday morning.
Kavitha on Monday blamed the engineers in-charge of the Lrji Dam on the River Beas for the deaths of 24 students due to flash floods, and demanded strict action against them.
The flash floods were so intense that a number of cars parked in the streets floated.
Every $10 Donation Raised During Flash Flood For Good Will Provide Clean Drinking Water For A Child for One Year in Ethiopia, Myanmar and Rwanda
A flash flood ripped through the Scottish border town of Jedburgh on Saturday night.
One told reporters: "We haven't seen such a flash flood before.
In neighbouring Guangxi region, 19 people were killed, including six migrant farm workers whose shelter was swept away by a flash flood in the city of Laibin, the official Xinhua News Agency said.
While the flash flood damaged no houses, it tossed around cars and left residents shoveling and hosing mud away from their driveways.
Two men were rescued from their car by firefighters yesterday when a flash flood in Walsall left them stranded in 3ft of water.
Meanwhile, in UC Lubarkot a gypsy boy died and their five tents were swept in flash flood.
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), June 9 ( ANI ): Parents are desolate over not getting any information on their missing children, who were washed away in a flash flood in Mandi.