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GEMET General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus

flood

Definition

An unusual accumulation of water above the ground caused by high tide, heavy rain, melting snow or rapid runoff from paved areas. (Source: ALL)

Themes
  • natural dynamics
  • water
Groups
  • HYDROSPHERE (freshwater, marine water, waters)
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/3298