FLOODS

Karolína Kocourková, Anna Kratochvílová

IMPORTANCE OF WATER

- in Egypt regular floods - condition for agriculture

- Eufrat and Tygris

Confluence of Eufrat and Tygris

MAIN CAUSE

- monsoons

- hurricanes

- tsunami

- ruptute of dams

- heavy rains

BASIC TYPES OF FLOODS IN CZECH REPUBLIC

- summer floods

- flash floods (short heavy rains)

- spring and winter floods (melt snow)

- special floods (artificially effects)

THE MOST FAMOUS FLOODS IN THE WORLD

- "flood the world" (intercepted in Sumerian and Babylonian literatures)

- in China - Yellow River (1931 died 4 milions people)

- in Pakistan (14 milions people left)

Yellow River

FLOODS IN CZECH REPUBLIC

- juli 1997 (50 dead)

- august 2002 (17 dead)

- march - april 2006 (9 dead)