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flood

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flood
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Processes of inundation of usually dry (emerged) land, or temporary covering by water of land not normally covered by water.
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Floods can be of many types (flash floods, river overflow, tidal floods), and can have many triggers (precipitation, natural water reservoir dam failure, river channel obstruction, etc). Tsunamis and a storm surges are usually considered as a different natural hazard.
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