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Descriptor English: Flash Flood
Descriptor Spanish: Crecida Repentina
Descriptor Portuguese: Cheia Repentina
Descriptor French: Crue Éclair
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.552.412.344
Scope note: Flood of short duration with a relatively high peak discharge. Causes inundation, and because of its nature is difficult to forecast (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
DeCS ID: 34713
Unique ID: DDCS034713
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Flash Flood - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060602
Scope note Flood of short duration with a relatively high peak discharge. Causes inundation, and because of its nature is difficult to forecast (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Preferred term Flash Flood



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