Translation of flash flood in Spanish:

flash flood

riada, n.


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    riada feminine
    • The heat has also triggered violent thunderstorms and flash floods in northern Britain.
    • Quick downpours from summer thunderstorms can cause flash floods anywhere.
    • Rapid deforestation has led to rapid soil erosion, dust storms and flash floods.
    • It's hard enough to cross the desert as it is - without monsoon rains and flash floods.
    • Torrential rain brought flash floods to Scarborough, leaving holidaymakers donning raincoats instead of basking in the sun.
    • But Flanagan isn't discouraged by the sudden flash flood.
    • Floods, especially flash floods, kill more people each year than hurricanes, tornadoes, wind storms or lightning.
    • Western areas were hit by flash floods and power failures after torrential rain on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
    • Much of this comes in sudden downpours in spring and autumn which sometimes cause devastating flash floods.
    • After basking in hot summer sunshine, the weather broke and torrential rain and flash floods brought chaos across Greater Manchester.
    • Lightning storms, flash floods, and dust storms are distinct possibilities.
    • Heavy rain and flash floods on Monday brought misery to thousands across Britain, but yesterday it seemed the worst was over for Yorkshire for the time being.
    • Canyons fill up very quickly after a heavy downpour, although flash floods are not that common.
    • Elsewhere, firefighters battled flash floods caused by the torrential rain.
    • Wiltshire was hit by flash floods on Tuesday after inches of torrential rain fell on the district.
    • Record numbers of holidaymakers have jetted off to escape the torrential downpours, flash floods and tornadoes that have made this summer the wettest in almost 20 years.
    • It is thought that flash floods and general flooding has been responsible for more deaths than any other climatic event.
    • Long dry periods are often broken by heavy rains and flash floods.
    • During the past weekend, flash floods caused by torrential rains have crippled relief work in Eastern Sri Lanka.
    • Some supercells produce little rain, others, downpours that can cause flash floods.