Floods-The Cold, Hard Truth

By Nicholas Branagan and Lucus Sams

What Is A Flood?

A flood is an overflowing of a large amount of water beyond it's normal boundaries, especially over dry land. Floods can typically occur in any place that it can rain, but that's not always the cause of flooding.

Flooding & It's Terrible Ways

Flooding can cause many terrible things. First off, floods can cause water damage all over the area they occur in, causing structural damage in various buildings, which isn't very cost effective when it comes to your house. They can also make things very emotionally scarring.

Different Types of Floods:

Floods Are Extremely Dangerous...Sometimes

Flooding Can Be Good

Sometimes during a great drought, a flood can be greatly appreciated, as it brings life-giving water needed to survive. It can also deposit sediments that replenish the natural environment, which can be great for farming.

Want To Know More?

If you want to know more about floods, visit your local library. If you can't find a book, go to safely approved websites that can tell you what you want to know.