inundation


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an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

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2011 is thought to be the first time that an inundation of such a great scale occurred that beaches from the Caribbean to West Africa were affected.
Much of the settlement on the coasts of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia is within the tsunami inundation zone, and building in vulnerable areas continues even as awareness of earthquake risks has grown.
Various sectors in Central Mindanao have batted for the adoption and implementation of intensive flood control measures to abate, if not end, the devastating cycle of inundations in low-lying areas, especially the province of Maguindanao.
Floods regularly hit parts of Jakarta in the rainy season, but Thursday's inundation following an intense rain storm appeared especially widespread.
Government emergency official Soe Tun says heavy rains over the last few weeks caused the inundation which has primarily affected the country's southern delta region.
results of the steam inundation project at Wafra field are so promising.
AVITAL flood defence scheme for a Northumberland town looks set to be delayed, sparking fears of a repeat of a disastrous inundation two years ago.
6 -- Search and rescue teams of the Pakistan Navy have evacuated over 3,500 people to safer places from the low-lying areas of Kashmore, Ghotki, Panu Aqil, Sukkur and Rohri, which were under the threat of inundation due to the rising water level at Mithan Kot and Guddu Barrage.
They further said, under present scenario, inundation and further riverine flooding is expected in low-lying areas of Bhakkar, Layya, Muzaffargarh, Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur districts.
The appearance of this star indicates the beginning of an inundation period" for the Nile, said team leader Abdel-Halim Nur El-Din, former head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities.
He warned: "The public should know about where the flood is and whether they are in the inundation area of a failed reservoir or dam.
While many areas of England were devastated by rivers bursting their banks, the inundation which hit Hull on June 25 was caused entirely by huge volumes of rainwater overwhelming the city's drainage system, the report concluded.
The effectiveness of this biological control technique may be improved by adjusting parasitic inundation rates, until the pest population reaches a very low level (Barclay et al.
Inundation of the Nile Delta would displace more than 9 percent of Egypt's population and wipe out more than 6 percent of the economy, the report said.