inundation

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inundation

[‚i·nən′dā·shən]
(hydrology)
Flooding, by the rise and spread of water, of a land surface that is not normally submerged.
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Ministry spokesperson Chan Yutha told The Post on Sunday that the flood waters in Kampong Seila district would flow to the Stung Prek Tnout stream and inundate some communes.
In Kalahandi, Malkangiri and Nabarangpur districts incessant rains caused several rivers to be in spate and inundate over six villages and snap the road links, officials said.
At Sukkur and the Indus River is likely to touch an exceptionally high flood level on August 7 (tomorrow) and may inundate low-lying areas of Sukkur, Larkana, Nawabshah, Hyderabad and Naushero Feroze.