Bank: Land sloping up along each side of a river.
Dams: Barrier built across a river to hold back the water and form a reservoir to prevent flooding.
Global Warming: The average temperature of the earth are raised.
Tides: Regular rise and fall in the level of the sea, caused by the attraction of the moon and the sun.
Storms: Occasion of violent weather conditions, with strong winds and rain or snow or thunder.
Lake: Large area of water surrounded by land.
Silting: The state of which the river is blocked by a large amounts of sediment.
Riverbed: Ground over which a river flow.
Settlement: The act or state of silting or the state of being settled.
Deforestation: Cut down trees.
Dyke: The embankment or wall of a river.
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