flooding

flooding
flood|ing [ˈflʌdıŋ] n [U]
a situation in which an area of land becomes covered with water, for example because of heavy rain
The heavy rain has led to serious flooding in some areas.
The river banks have been built up to prevent flooding.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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