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Flashcards in flooding Deck (3):
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human causes of flooding

monsoon rainfall
snowmelt
frontal rainfall

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human causes of flooding

vegetation removal
urbanisation
mismanagement

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types of flooding

groundwater flooding - groundwater becomes saturated
surface water flooding - intense rainfall has insufficient time to infiltrate
flash flooding - floods with a short lag time