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Scope note
the temporary covering by water of land not normally covered by water. This shall include floods from rivers, mountain torrents, Mediterranean ephemeral water courses, and floods from the sea in coastal areas, and may exclude floods from sewerage systems syn.: inundation
Bibliographic note
Directive 2007/60/EC
flood
Accepted term: 02-Sep-2011