Large volumes of water entering properties and land, causing loss of life and damage, is called a .
The correct option is A flood
We say an area is flooded, when large amount of water fills up the land and destroys the life and property that exist there. Causes of a flood include hurricanes, broken dams, rapidly melting snow, or heavy rainfall. A flood is a predictable natural disaster, and hence, necessary measures can be taken against it in advance.