Definition of 'flash flood'
Example sentences containing 'flash flood'
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Drivers fled their submerged cars and three members of one family were struck by lightning as storms caused flash floods across the country yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2016) The Sun (2010)
The camp's first new occupant is a lion cub who was discovered washed up on a riverbank after a flash flood.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
One particular concern is how the rains over recent summers have been coming down in intense downpours, often setting off flash floods.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
At least 20 people have been killed in flash floods in Kenya after torrential rains made thousands homeless.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Dozens of residents were given just a 30-second flash flood warning to flee their homes, and sheltered in a school.The Sun (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
SCORES of tourists and locals had to be rescued by helicopter from the Grand Canyon after a flash flood smashed through a dam.The Sun (2008)
A GIRL is stranded on a park bench yesterday as flash floods sweep through a seaside resort after torrential rain.The Sun (2011)
Definition of flash flood from the Collins English Dictionary
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