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flood

(Abundance), noun a sufficiency, affluence, ampleness, amplitude, an ample amount, an ample supple, avalanche, bonanza, bounteousness, bountifulness, bumper crop, copiousness, full measure, fullness, generosity, glut, great abundance, landslide, lavishness, much, outpouring, overbrim, overburden, overcharge, overflow, overload, plenty, plethora, profusion, saturation, superabundance, surfeit

flood

(Deluge), noun avalanche, burst of rain, cloudburst, downfall, downpour, drenching rain, driving rain, groundwater, heavy rain, heavy shower, inundation, massive amounts of rain, massive amounts of raising grounddater, pelting rain, pouring rain, rainfall, rainstorm, rainwater, raising water, sheets of rain, spurt of rain, storm, streams of rain, thundershower, thunderstorm, torrent of rain, torrential downpour, torrential rain
Associated concepts: National Flood InsuranceProgram
See also: assemblage, cataclysm, immerse, inundate, load, outflow, overcome, overload, overwhelm, plethora, spate
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In south west Wales the floods were caused by the sheer volume of surface water and the effect of ordinary watercourse flooding and in mid Wales properties on the flood plain were flooded many from river sources, as well as surface water.
Large bur and white oaks on dry upland soil, for example, were flooded for the first time in their long lives.
In flooded areas, dewatering pumps from Flygt and Marlow are necessary to clear sites from muddy water.
Hillside residents are facing drainage problems, and even residents on flat land have seen their properties get flooded.
E[acute accent]--If you come upon a flooded road, turn around and go back.
It think it's horrible and I blame it on all the recent development,'' said Quartz Hill Town Council President Ed Frommer, who had to put sandbags around his home and whose neighbors' yards and horse corrals were flooded.
Question: My pool overflowed in the rain and flooded my home.
The storm actually eased up Thursday, but for the third day in a row Quartz Hill residents still had to battle flooded streets and yards.
Although damaged vehicles from this year's hurricanes may take a while to hit the market, flooded cars from past storms currently exist.
Drivers struggled during rush hours and throughout the day to navigate through flooded freeways and surface streets while crews worked feverishly to restore power to more than 10,000 homes.