By Ivy and Kayla

What is a flood

A flood is a large amount of overflowing water that is over its water level caused by rain.

When can floods happen

River line floods occur in relatively low-lying areas close to streams and rivers. It also occurs when it rains and when it snows it because ice so when it gets hot again the ice melts and makes more water cause ice is made out of water.

When are floods mostly like to occur

A flood happens when to much rain falls. A flood can also be caused by storms. In a flood, water from river flows over land. Flood water enters houses and other buildings.

How do floods happen

Floods occur most commonly when water from heavy rainfall hits rivers and makes it rise or ice that melts from a cold snowing winter till it becomes hot and melts the ice witch gets leaded into the oceans, rivers, lakes or ponds.

How Floods CAN/COULD Happen:

An example of how a floods are formed in minecraft version in step by step points.

Intresting Facts

1. Flash floods can bring walls of water from 10 to 20 feet high.

2. In the last 10 years on average, flooding cost the U.S. $2.9 billion annually.

3. Based on Flood smart, a 2,000 square foot home undergoing 12” of water damage could cost more than $50,000.