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Flood Facts

Nowhere on earth is safe from the catastrophic disasters of natural flooding. Rain falls onto every corner of the globe, making every nook and cranny of dry land vulnerable to a flood. Thunderstorms are not the only cause for flooding. Overflowing rivers, hurricanes, and rapid snowmelt are various natural causes of floods. It is important to become familiar with various flood facts and so you can be better prepared when floodwaters emerge in your vicinity. The Power of Floodwater The might of rapidly moving floodwaters is unmistaken. Surges of moving floodwaters are powerful enough to shift cars, houses, people, trees and massive boulders. Even two feet of floodwater will carry away large vehicles! Just six inches of floodwater will knock over a standing person and has the capacity to dr...