How does flooding happen?

Randi Ferry asked a question: How does flooding happen?
Asked By: Randi Ferry
Date created: Fri, Oct 1, 2021 11:10 AM
Date updated: Mon, Jul 18, 2022 4:03 AM


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How floods form. A flood occurs when water inundates land that's normally dry, which can happen in a multitude of ways. Excessive rain, a ruptured dam or levee, rapid melting of snow or ice, or even an unfortunately placed beaver dam can overwhelm a river, spreading over the adjacent land, called a floodplain.

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