Floods Have Been Coming an Every Year occasion in Some Places.

Floods occur every year in some places that have a body of water that overflows with melted snow and rain. Some places don't have a body of water but still flood with how elevated their terrain is.

How Does a Flood Form?

A flood forms when excessive rain falls pooling and the ground can't absorb anymore water so it sits there causing mass destruction. Or a flood can form when a body of water overflows with melted snow or excessive rain taking out all land around it. Radiation comes into play when the sun melts all the snow to water and it finds a place to go like a wetland or a body of water, or a tsunami caused by earthquakes may send huge waves of water crashing on land causing a flood.

Historical examples of floods.

In 2007 the Kickapoo river flooded and caused 60 million in damage to Vernon county Wisconsin. No injuries or deaths were reported.

In 2007 the Kickapoo river flooded and caused 60 million in damage to Vernon county Wisconsin. No injuries or deaths were reported.

In 1938 Mount Baldy was one of the places hit by the great flood of 1938 where 30 inches of rain fell within a few days. No reported cost of damage or injuries or deaths were reported.

How Have we prevented property damage and life loss?

We have prevented life loss and property damage by creating wetlands so if a flood occurs the water has a place to go. We also have a plan and if a flood comes we have an area to go to that is high enough away to be out of the flood. To prevent spending so much money on property damage they have created flood insurance to anybody who is in an area that has the chance to flood. And now our phones and technology we can get weather alerts if a flood is coming to pack up and get out reducing injuries and deaths.

Bibliography

"ARkstorm Flood Event Could Devastate California." ARkstorm Flood Event Could Devastate California. Web. 13 Mar. 2015. <http://www.dailybulletin.com/general-news/20130302/arkstorm-flood-event-could-devastate-california>.

Woods, Michael, and Mary B. Woods. Floods. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2007. Print.















Works Cited

Woods, Michael, and Mary B. Woods. Floods. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2007. Print.

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