Dream About Flood: Interpretation & Meaning

Curious about your dream about flood?

Have you ever had a dream about flooding water that sent chills down your spine?

If you are eager to know about what the dream could possibly try to indicate then continue reading this article till the end.

Flood is closely related to water which implies flow. In dreams, water and flow are human emotions.

Dreaming of flooding water means that your emotions are currently out of your control.

Floods or turbulent water perfectly mirrors your inner turbulence. But to get the exact interpretation, you have to identify many details such as were you in a car or building, type of water, etc.

Often, floods can also be interpreted as new beginnings after destruction or an upheaval. Some catastrophic events may not be pleasant but they eventually turn around your life for good.

Here’s one of the bible verses about flood – Psalm 107:25-30

For he commanded and raised the stormy wind, which lifted up the waves of the sea. They mounted up to heaven; they went down to the depths; their courage melted away in their evil plight; they reeled and staggered like drunken men and were at their wits’ end. Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress. He made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed.

Dream About Flood: Interpretation & Meaning
Dream About Flood: Interpretation & Meaning

Biblical Meaning Of Dream About Flood

According to the Bible, to dream of the flood isn’t a positive sign. A flood represents spiritual attack and the rage of the enemy against you.

In the Bible, the enemy is said to come like a flood, however, the spirit of God will lift up a standard against him (59:19 Isaiah). The most prominent biblical meaning of a flood is the story of Noah.

It also comes as a forewarning to remind you that you are scared to face your fears and problems and are running away from them.

So to dream about a flood signifies that you have an enemy who wants to bring you down but if your faith is strong, you will beat the enemy with ease.

Also read: What does it mean when you dream about fish?

What Does it Mean When You Dream of Flooding?

We will reveal the interpretation of flooding dreams in different situations.

What does it mean to dream of a flooded car?

If you dream about cars or trucks or bikes or any such motor vehicle being flooded then it indicates loss of control. Cars in dreams can imply how you approach life.

It is your journey from one phase to another phase with difficulties in between. Try to speculate the whole scenario of the dream, whether or not you were in the car, etc. If you’re trapped in a car surrounded by flooding water, then analyze if you are in a similar kind of situation in your life?

Are you trapped in an abusive relationship that is emotionally draining you?

Are you stuck in a job that is sucking the life and creativity out of you?

Such dreams imply your helplessness even though you recognize the problem.

Analyze your current situation in life and how well you control things.

What does it mean to dream of a flooded city?

If you end up dreaming of a flooded town, or a city then it can signify that there is a disconnect between you and your emotions. You are not able to get in touch with your own emotions. And there is an urgent need to recognise your innerself.

Avoiding or delaying introspection will not help in solving your current problems.

However, if you have recently watched a movie/series related to flooding of a city then it is likely that the dream was a result of your thoughts going around in your subconscious mind.

You must not let your emotions out of control. You must learn to be wise enough to judge the situations kept in front of you.

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What does it mean to dream about escaping flood water?

Such kind of a dream has both positive and negative aspects to it. It simply means that you are trying to escape from your emotional problems.

If looking at the positive side, then it means that you are successfully moving from one phase to another in your life. This ‘great escape’ has freed you up from a sticky situation that could have overwhelmed you!

If looking at the negative side, then it means that instead of facing your problems you are running away from them. It is seldom a good idea to run away from your problems especially your emotional traumas. Escaping such situations only means that these wounds keep festering inside you and do more harm.

But the dream mainly suggests that you need to move quickly with perseverance in order to attain more achievements in life rather than being stuck in the same phase.

What do floods in dreams associated with a storm imply?

If the flood was accompanied by a devastating hurricane/cyclone then it indicates that you are going to face more than one problem at the same time and it maybe difficult for you to cope up at the beginning.

It is connected to the turbulent emotions in life. The flood can indicate a destabilized environment.

Storm are not only scary but disastrous also. They leave a trail of destruction leaving people broken. The only thing they can do now is pick up the pieces of their lives.

Dream about flood accompanied with storm or a cyclone is a dire warning that your life is also going to face such an upheaval. Though, skies will clear eventually and sun will be out, you’ll need all your fortitude to ride out this turbulence.

It might take time for things to settle down. Do not panic and avoid taking hasty decisions. Remember that in the end things will slowly result in happiness.

What does it mean to see flooded streets in a dream?

Surprisingly flooded streets in dreams is a good sign, A dream about street flooding means a brighter future. It can be connected to the possibilities for growth in life, and that you are headed in the right direction.

On the other hand, this dream can mean you are currently feeling swamped emotionally. Scenes of a road submerged can often be connected to the fact that you’re feeling you have lost your way and need some assistance.

A flooded road in a dream may mean that you’re going to face roadblocks in your life. These could be some difficulties that are stopping you on your road to your goals which could be spiritual, financial, or relationships.

You should heed to this warning and introspect if the path you’ve taken is the correct one or not. If possible chart your course of action carefully now that you know what you may have face.

What does a dream of a flooded house mean?

If you dream of a flooded house then it is connected to feeling out of control. The flooded water is associated with different parts of the house, for example, what does it mean to seawater in the living room, bathroom, balcony.

Seeing your home completely flooded can be a rather worrying dream. To see all your possessions flooded can also denote a new stance towards problems.

What does it mean to dream of murky floodwater?

Brown color in the Bible is symbolic of the earth and was often the color of a monk’s robe, signifying humility, and God’s connection with the commonplace and the ordinary.

As murky flood water could be considered polluted and therefore your mind maybe having some irrational thoughts.

What does it mean if the flood water is from the ocean in a dream?

Oceans are huge water bodies, and they represent huge and deep emotions. Ocean dreams can represent emotional influences. The sea also represents supporting a journey in life or flowing to greater heights.

We have all had the image of a tidal wave hitting land. Seeing a town or city flooded in a dream can indicate that their will be an issue of trust going forward.

Also read: What does it mean to dream about Alligators & Crocodiles?

What does it mean to dream of flooding waste-material?

If you dream about a city or any place being flooded by debris which is considered to be a rare dream, then it means that you are having horrendous worries roaming around your mind.

If the waste is being carried through the water this can mean that you are going to realize that all the difficulties you are going to face in the future will be resolved.  But unfortunately older dream books indicate that garbage found in water illustrates an injury.

You must not feel scared to have succumbed to this dream. You are much stronger in real life and just need to focus on overcoming your deep-rooted fears.

What does dreaming of a flood of dirty water mean?

If your dream of flood also has dirty and muddy water then it portends troubling and confusing times in the near future.

What does a flooded swimming pool mean in a dream?

This dream can have two different interpretations.

If you are a non-swimmer then this dream is not less than a nightmare to you. It means that you are scared of water and your fear is greater than your efforts. You must learn to let go of your fears in order to enjoy what’s kept in store for you.

If you are an excellent swimmer then this dream relates to relaxation and enjoyment. As a swimming pool represents false emotions, the floodwater from the swimming pool can indicate your own emotions are being built and developed.

If the swimming pool is flooding it can indicate the need to understand yourself better. If the pool water is murky then it can indicate you are feeling drained in life.

What does dreaming about being a witness of a flood mean?

This flood dream very clearly means that you’re not in control of your surroundings. You’re a mute spectator of events around you and too powerless to intervene in even such dire situations.

What does it mean to dream about an impending flood?

It’s a warning that your subconscious mind is warning about a looming problem that will overwhelm you. This is the time to take any corrective measures.

What does it mean to dream of clear floodwater?

Such a dream has positive connotations. Clearwater implies clarity. This could be clarity about your future course of action or relationship. Clear flooded water signifies things will soon get well in your life. The subconscious mind during our sleep is trying to let you know that you will encounter relief from all your problems.

You will be able to overcome your ongoing and upcoming problems with determination. Just don’t give up and keep fighting until the very end.

In my experience though, in some instances, clear water also signified more tears which on a positive side means catharsis.

What does it mean if you dream of being carried away by the flood or instead drowning?

Your mind is full of mixed emotions that have left you in a state of dilemma and you are just drowning in your own thoughts. If in the dream you are inside a car that is getting carried away with the floodwater, it is warning you to get your focus back soon or else matters will be out of your hand.

Drowning in floodwater in a dream can also indicate focus and that the other person will turn to you for advice. Take some quality time out for yourself and try to analyze things in life.

You must prioritize the things that give you happiness.

What do a flood and heavy rain mean in a dream?

Christians see the flood and heavy rain as a sign of God. They believe that to experience flood and heavy rain in your dream symbolizes God’s efforts to remove bad elements from your life.

The rain has divine powers.  The Almighty is protecting you from the people who try to harm you and stop you from reaching your highest aspirations.

You are soon going to witness positive energy and vibes surrounding you that will boost your will power and help you to strive further in achieving what you believe!

You must thank God for showing you the light in dark times.

General Interpretations Behind Dreaming About Flood

1) Series of positives changes are on their way

Flooding is symbolic of a big change in your future in accordance to the Bible. God used flooding water to cleanse the Earth, allowing only Noah, his family, and the animals of the ark to survive (Genesis 7:7).

If you have lately been feeling trapped in some kind of work you will soon be redeemed. God is sending His positive energies to you so that you can overcome the obstacles that have been bothering you all this while. You just need to hold onto your instincts and always be grateful to God. He is the one responsible for providing you with myriad opportunities each day so that you are happier each day.

2) You never really tend to lose faith

Dreaming about flood means that though difficulties keep on coming and doing in your life, you are stable. One of the good things about is that even in times of hardships, you are faithful to God and believe in yourself while others fail to do so.

Even though you are at times on the verge of a breakdown you still manage to cope up with the situation by the end of it.

You somehow always end up learning something productive out of every challenge thrown at you. The Bible mentions flooding as a symbol of strength and morals. For instance, Matthew 7:25 KJV says:

And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.

You must continue to strive further towards attaining long-desired goals. Dreaming about flooding is a reminder that if you remain faithful, you will not get be tempted by the worldly bait setup for you.

3) You are emotionally unstable which can result in some loss

If you dream about flooding then sadly it could mean that you have mixed set of emotions going around in your mind which has left you in a state of dilemma.

You are unable to figure out what’s apt and what’s not. This dream comes as a forewarning trying to suggest that you must get back to being responsible and sincere again. You must not lose any opportunities just because you are scared of failures or risks.

Do not make the blunder of taking the dream of flooding for granted. The universe and the Ascended masters are trying to reach out to you by these dreams so that you can get back on track.

Look for some other indications too such as the appearance of angel numbers. All of this will indicate that you must learn to control your emotions and be more stable and consistent.

Naomi Hills
Naomi Hills

God has given me the gift to read the signs, interpret the dreams, decode the angel numbers since birth. Through rigorous practice and application, my gifts have been fine-tuned. Now, I use my gifts solely to help those distressed souls who have lost all hopes, those who have been left alone to fend for themselves, those whom the system doesn’t care anymore, those whom the mainstream science has ignored.

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