floodwater

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flood·wa·ter

 (flŭd′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
n. often floodwaters
The water of a flood.

floodwater

(ˈflʌdˌwɔːtə)
n
(Physical Geography) water that overflows from a river, lake, etc during a flood

flood•wa•ter

(ˈflʌdˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər)

n.
the water that overflows as the result of a flood.
[1785–95]
Translations

floodwater

[ˈflʌdwɔːtəʳ] Ncrecida f, riada f

floodwater

[ˈflʌdwɔːtər] neaux fpl de crue

floodwater

[ˈflʌdˌwɔːtəʳ] nacque fpl (di inondazione)
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Seventy percent of this city has been affected by floodwaters due to heavy rains which have been pouring without letup since Thursday night until the morning of Friday.
The woman reportedly contracted the bacteria through a cut in her skin after coming into contact with Harvey floodwaters.
Government officials and academic scientists say they're still trying to get a handle on what exactly is percolating in the lingering floodwaters through which many Houstonians are still wading as they return to their homes to inspect damages and recover personal belongings.
As the floodwaters recede across the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Harvey, the arduous process of claims investigation begins to unfold.
The blasts happened as floodwaters from days of relentless rain began to recede and the threat of major dangers from the storm shifted to a region near the Texas-Louisiana line.
Port Arthur found itself increasingly isolated as floodwaters swamped most major roads out of the city.
Floodwaters may contain many hazards, including bacteria and other disease agents.
Although the authorities claim to have deployed 51 rescue teams comprising Army, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and Engineers to help the villagers trapped in floods, many have been seen crossing floodwaters on their own.
The council in Schwaebisch Gmuend says in a statement Monday that a firefighter died as he tried to rescue someone from floodwaters near the town's railway station.
16 (PNA) -- Floodwaters on Wednesday started to inundate several areas in Nueva Ecija as typhoon Nona continues to bring more rains since Tuesday night.
The raging floodwaters have also inundated thousands of acres of agriculture land in the area.
Daniel Dudzisz, 26, went missing in Queensland on February 17 after becoming trapped in floodwaters.