Causes of flooding

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  • Created by: Lucy.B
  • Created on: 17-05-15 12:35
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  • What causes flooding?
    • Precipition
      • Too much of it (heavy)
      • Increase in surface run off
        • Due to the steepness of the valley sides
    • Impermeable rock
    • Hard baked soil
      • When the soil drys up due to very hot climates. This makes the soil turn into some sort of impermeable rock which does allow water to pass through it
    • Urbanisation
      • This is when people build cities on rural areas.
    • Deforestation


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