One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Physical harm caused by the effects of the overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits.‘the money will go towards repairing flood damage to the A174 road to Sandsend’
- ‘The report offered ways in which the additional costs of flood damage could be reduced.’
- ‘There are calls for the government to help insurance companies cover flood damage.’
- ‘Assistance should be given only to persons who genuinely suffered flood damage.’
- ‘The capital was left with severe flood damage, despite artificial flood defences.’
- ‘Authorities said the flooding affected an estimated 60,000 Austrians, who were either evacuated from their homes or suffered flood damage.’
- ‘At the shopping complex, six shop units suffered flood damage to their floor coverings.’
- ‘He says he has tracked down a "route to justice" for local residents denied compensation for flood damage.’
- ‘Residents were bracing themselves for further flood damage.’
- ‘They have no insurance cover for flood damage.’
- ‘The floodgates to the new library complex were used for the first time last week, to protect the street from flood damage.’
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