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Last edited 12 Feb 2021
Guidance on the code of practice for property flood resilience, published by CIRIA in 2021, defines a flash flood as: ‘Rapid flooding of an area of land because of intense or extreme rainfall events or failure of infrastructure designed to store or carry water or protect against flooding (distinguished from general flooding by the sudden onset).’
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