overflowing rivers

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  • Four people were killed after two buildings collapsed as a result of an overflowing river.
  • Already overflowing rivers and streams rose even further, reaching near-record levels.
  • Both buildings were swept away by the overflowing river beside them.
  • One drop only of the waters of the overflowing river which He is reserving for us. Cited from Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, by Teresa of Avila
  • Overflowing rivers destroyed seven homes and make several roads impassable.
  • Another requires the player to escort the cubs up an overflowing river.
  • Most of the damage in the province resulted from overflowing rivers and inundated gardens.
  • Later on September 21, local police and media reported that thirteen people were dead after being swept away by overflowing rivers.
  • They slew and were slain, and were divided from the native Irish by an overflowing river of blood. Cited from Home Rule, by Harold Spender
  • Power and water was lost in several provinces, while overflowing rivers caused flooding, landslides and made roads impassable.
  • In West Virginia, overflowing rivers in the western portions of the state forced hundreds to evacuate.
  • Overflowing rivers led to significant structural damage and many roadways were washed away, preventing aid to the affected area.
  • Residents prepared sand bags to prevent overflowing rivers and creeks, though rising waters entered streets and over 700 homes.
  • Mudslides and overflowing rivers flooded several towns with knee-deep waters.
  • Extensive flooding led to overflowing rivers; nearly every river basin in eastern North Carolina reached 500 year or greater flood levels.
  • Overflowing rivers and streams in Bergen and Union counties flooded low-lying and poor drainage areas.
  • The typhoon brought heavy rainfall to Luzon, resulting in overflowing rivers, which in turn flooded low-lying areas.
  • Viz., Christ, who by his gospel, like an overflowing river, has enriched the earth with heavenly wisdom. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rh., Ecclesiasticus Book 26
  • The downpour burst over the trees with the awful clamour of an overflowing river. Cited from Abbe Mouret's Transgression, by Emile Zola
  • Bob abstained from remark and passed on, choosing, however, to walk in the shallow edge of the overflowing river by way of change. Cited from The Mill on the Floss, by George Eliot
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