annual flood

annual flood

[′an·yə·wəl ′fləd]
(hydrology)
The highest flow at a point on a stream during any particular calendar year or water year.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It could not have been the great annual flood, as the higher branches must still have been ice-bound.
Rivers that are overflowing are causing massive damage: Worldwide, the annual flood damage is estimated at over $ 100 billion - and they continue to rise.
WHEN the Nigerian Metrological Agency (NiMet) predicted in its 2019 Annual Flood Outlook that many parts of the country were going to experience low rainfall this year, those who live in flood-prone area must have heaved a sigh of relief, believing that their fears for the rainy season this year were unfounded after all.
The report warns that annual flood records are expected to be broken again next year and for years and decades to come from rising sea levels.
The report predicted that annual flood records will be broken again next year and for years and decades to come from sea-level rise.
19.6 billion in power generation benefits by generating 2.4 billion units of electricity annually and Rs 79 million in annual flood mitigation benefit.
It is expected to provide numerous estimated annual benefits including Rs4.98 billion in annual water storage benefits, Rs19.6 billion in power generation benefits by generating 2.4 billion units of electricity annually and Rs79 million in annual flood mitigation benefits.
He said the negative impact of the Sesan dam will be felt in Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, all of which depend on the Mekong River system's annual flood cycle to deposit nutrient-rich soil on its banks.
It is expected to provide numerous estimated annual benefits including Rs 4.98 billion in annual water storage benefits, Rs 19.6 billion in power generation benefits by generation 2.4 billion units of electricity annually and Rs 70 million in annual flood mitigation benefits.
'When we were building the mall, we commissioned a study spanning a hundred years of flood data in the area, going beyond the annual flood cycles of areas for possible development, and then we added a meter more as allowance,' said Mr.
The council said the flood warning sensors have been funded by Welsh Government and the action plan forms part of the annual flood investigation report for the period 2016-2017.
The latest floods claimed 73 lives across Assam while the annual flood toll stood at 157 in the state.

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