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synonyms for flooding

  • inundation
  • alluvion
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The area deals with both polluted waters due to toxic runoff, and severe flooding risks due to the stormwater system’s condition.
SAN DIEGO’S INFRASTRUCTURE DEFICIT IS REALLY A STORMWATER DEFICITANDREW KEATTSFEBRUARY 8, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It is relatively rare to have a collapsed glacier trigger this kind of flooding, with the last such event occurring in 2016 in Tibet.
PM UPDATE: ICY SPOTS DEVELOP OVERNIGHT WITH FRIGID TEMPERATURESGREG PORTERFEBRUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many of them lived through Tropical Storm Isabel in 2003, a 100-year storm that left some residents thinking it would be the worst flooding event of their lives.
SEA-LEVEL RISE IS ‘THE HIDDEN THREAT’ FOR ANNE ARUNDEL WATERFRONT HOMESSELENE SAN FELICEJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Muhyiddin said flooding in a number of states also contributed to the need for increased powers in addition to the virus.
MALAYSIA’S EMERGENCY DECLARATION MEANS PRIME MINISTER CAN DODGE ELECTION UNTIL PANDEMIC ENDSCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERJANUARY 12, 2021FORTUNE
City officials said the flooding was exacerbated not just by their aging stormwater system, but by runoff from logging above the town.
TIMBER TAX CUTS COST OREGON TOWNS BILLIONS. THEN POLLUTED WATER DROVE UP THE PRICE.BY TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING, AND ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVEJANUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
Heavier rains tonight could produce patchy flooding into tomorrow morning.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: SHOWERS TODAY, WITH SOAKING RAIN TONIGHTA. CAMDEN WALKER, JASON SAMENOWDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Extreme weather events such as drought and flooding also destroy important habitat.
AROUND THE WORLD, BIRDS ARE IN CRISISALISON PEARCE STEVENSDECEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It was about seven years ago after Hurricane Sandy tore through the area, doing incredible damage and causing awful flooding.
PODCAST: FACIAL RECOGNITION IS QUIETLY BEING USED TO CONTROL ACCESS TO HOUSING AND SOCIAL SERVICESTATE RYAN-MOSLEYDECEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The sustained nature of this drenching rain is likely to cause some streams to overflow and flooding in poor drainage areas.
UPDATED FORECAST: ZETA’S RAIN RAPIDLY EXITING D.C. AREA AFTER ONE TO THREE INCHES, BUT MORE SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.DAVID STREIT, JASON SAMENOWOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
While some flooding seems a good bet, the relative dryness of late and prolonged period of rain may help keep it isolated.
P.M. UPDATE: RAIN BEGINS TONIGHT AND FLOODING IS A RISK ON THURSDAY AS ZETA’S REMNANTS PASS BYIAN LIVINGSTONOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO FLOODING

  • calamity
  • cataract
  • catastrophe
  • collapse
  • convulsion
  • crunch
  • curtains
  • debacle
  • deluge
  • disturbance
  • double trouble
  • flood
  • flooding
  • holy mess
  • inundation
  • misadventure
  • ruin
  • torrent
  • tragedy
  • unholy mess
  • upheaval
  • waterloo
  • woe
  • flooding
  • inundation
  • soaking
  • sprinkling
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