what is a flood?
A flood is a body of water that covers dry grounds. A flood happens when a river rises up from its normal level and when rain falls the river gets higher and it overflows its bank. Floods can trap people under water. People could be injured and killed by a flood. Some people may live close to a lake or a river to provide a source of water. In central California, a flood happened on Christmas Eve 1961. The flood kept on going for 43 days and stopped on the last day.
Before a flood you should gather some supplies: