Why does a flood occur?

Answer A flood can occur for many reasons. Normally floods are associated with a river or stream that has overrun its confines. Many factors contribute to flooding.ValleysValleys are more prone to floodin... Read More »

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Where does a flood occur the most?

Flooding occurs most often along rivers and coastal regions, due to excessive rainfall from severe storms and melting snow. Urban flooding comes from former wetlands' conversion to streets and park... Read More »

When did the flood occur in Haiti?

Haiti has experienced two notable floods in recent years. In 2004, Tropical Storm Jeanne caused flooding, leading to thousands of deaths. In 2008, Tropical Storm Gustav, Tropical Storm Hanna, Tropi... Read More »

When did the Mississippi flood of 1993 occur?

Record flooding occurred along the Mississippi River during the months of May through September in 1993. The flood was responsible for 50 deaths, hundreds of failed levees along the Mississippi and... Read More »

What year did the Biblical flood occur?

Biblical scholars estimate that the flood mentioned in Genesis occurred approximately 4,000 to 5,000 years ago, between 3,000 and 2,000 BC. Scholars arrive at this number by adding the ages of Bibl... Read More »