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  [hs height=”450″ theme=”3d-dark” buttons=”true” ] 00:16 Oh, my! 00:17 This is a flood. 00:19 Help! Help! 00:22 But first, you need to learn about floods. 00:26 Zoom in! 00:28 Many of you might think that floods are just overflowing of water! 00:33 Well, it is much more than that. 00:39 An event when a dry piece of land suddenly gets submerged in water,.. 00:44 ..is usually known as floods! 00:47 Oh, don’t take it lightly. 00:49 A flood comes in all depths,… 00:52 sometimes it is so high that you don’t even have a place to go. 00:58 The power of floods is sometimes very dangerous, 01:02 it can knock your car off and sweep you off your feet too! 01:08 Causes of floods are: 01:10 Heavy rains. 01:11 River overflow. 01:13 Tsunami. 01:14 Or hurricanes. 01:16 Ice or snow melts. 01:18 Breaking of dams etc. 01:22 Help! 01:27 So, a flood can be divided majorly into 3 categories. 01:33 Slow on-set floods. 01:36 this kind of flood usually happens when water bodies over flood their banks. 01:42 As the name suggests, this one develops slowly. 01:46 Which can last for days or even weeks. 01:51 Rapid on-set floods. 01:53 This kind of flood lasts for a day or two. 01:57 Even though it is destructive, it still takes a little time to develop… 02:02 ..and thus giving people a chance to escape! 02:07 Now comes the most dangerous of them all. 02:10 Flash floods! 02:12 This kind occurs within a very short time,… 02:16 ..that is, 2-6 hours, and sometimes within minutes. 02:21 This doesn’t give any time to prepare, no warnings, no words of caution! 02:27 Just destruction! 02:30 But hey! Don’t lose heart! 02:33 We can do our bits to prevent floods. 02:36 Yes, that’s right! 02:38 Planting more trees help preventing floods. 02:43 The roots of plants and trees dig deep into the soil and create spaces between soil particles,.. 02:50 ..which helps in seeping and holding on to floodwater. 02:55 TRIVIA TIME! 02:58 Floods can even occur in deserts! 03:01 In Ancient Egypt, people relied on the Nile River floods because they created enriched soil for farmers. 03:10 So, what are the three types of floods? 03:14 Well, you keep thinking and post your answers in the comments section below. 03:19 This is me Zooming out! 03:23 tune in next time for more fun facts. 03:27 Hey, kids! You liked my videos, didn’t you? 03:31 Before you go, don’t forget to click on the subscribe button and the bell. 03:36 So you won’t miss out on my latest videos. 03:41 See you. [/hs][/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]

Questions

  1. What are the causes of floods? (01:10)
  2. How many major categories of floods are there? (01:27)
  3. How long does a slow on-set flood last? (01:46)
  4. How long does a rapid on-set flood last? (01:53)
  5. How dangerous is a flash flood? (02:07)
  6. What can we do to help prevent floods? (02:38)
  7. Can floods occur in deserts? (02:58)
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