Undoubtedly, floods create devastating scenery, and it causes the destruction and death of many people. Floods are known to create havoc, and it can mean nothing else than a disaster.
But that is real life, what about dreams? What would it mean to have a dream flooded with water? It is a general perception that a flood dream can only represent danger.
But, what if we say that a flood dream has a lot more to signify? Now, whether it is good or bad, it depends on the situation of your dream.
Before jumping on the scenarios, first, understand the general interpretation of a flood dream.
Conventional Guide To A Flood Dream
What do you think when you hear the word ‘flood’? It is a powerful overflow of water that cannot be contained. As a result, it causes destruction.
Now, when you put it in the perspective of a dream to find meaning, it can mean a lot of things. Generally, it might mean that you are having an intense overflow of emotions.
It can prominently be anger as the flood is known to destroy things. Therefore, in general, it means you have a stronger overflow of destructive energy or emotions building up within you.
1. Suppressed Feelings
Floods represent your suppressed feelings. Maybe, you are hiding your feelings for someone. The dream doesn’t need to indicate love in a relationship or sexual feeling.
It can merely symbolize feelings towards parents. People tend to hide their feeling from their guardians. It doesn’t mean that they don’t love them.
If you feel that you are moving away from your parents in terms of bonding, express yourself. Let them know that you still love them, or you can let a flood dream haunt you for life.
2. Start Of A New Phase
Despite being the symbol of destruction, floods can carry a positive message. The dream of a flood might indicate that you will start a new phase of your life.
Now, this new phase can be the reason of boredom or some problematic situations. Maybe, you are going through a tough time in your life. The flood dream is a good sign that problems are going to end soon.
If we consider boredom, you might be frustrated with your work. In both cases, you need to stand still and not panic about the situation. Admittedly, there are tough times, but they will end soon.
3. Uncontrolled Emotional Outbreak
We have already discussed that flood represents the overflow of water. Similarly, in a dream, it indicates an overflow of things in life.
Now, if you wonder what these things are: they can be emotions, material things, or success. Usually, when you receive something in excess, you run to your house with joy.
But, the dream might also indicate an overflow of negative emotions, anger, anxiety, and jealousy. Although a dream scenario will give the exact interpretation, the flooding dream means an excess of emotions and material things.
4. Fear Of Drowning
Now, there is nothing hidden in this. The dream about floods can interpret your fear of drowning. You might be aware of your anxiety, or the dream is trying to warn you of your concern.
In either case, you need to be mindful of deep water bodies. Try not to visit a swimming pool or a river, even if your friends are planning a trip.
If you are eager to go on a trip with friends, try to overcome your fear. It only takes your will power to defeat your fear.
5. True To Its Meaning
With all the other meanings, here is a flood sticking to its true self. A dream about floods can also indicate an upcoming disaster in life. This disaster might be related to your work or personal life.
Maybe, losing a job or breaking a relationship is on the cards. Ready yourself for the situation; it might hit you hard. The solution is to face it, stand firm, and believe your instincts. If you back off, things will get worse.
Let’s Start Digging
A flood dream can have both positive and negative meanings. As we saw earlier, it can indicate an excess of many things. So, what will decide whether the dream is good or bad? Details of your dream.
Every small situation has a hidden message in your dream. If you are eager to know what each scenario symbolizes, here they come.
Seeing Flood All Over the Place
When you see a devastating flood in your dream, it is a warning to confront your suppressed emotions. If you need to confront them, they can only be negative emotions.
They can be like anger, anxiety, or jealousy. Any of these emotions will cause nothing but destruction. Maybe, you are hiding your feelings for someone.
It might also suggest that you felt bad for something, and you are still carrying that feeling with you.
If you are feeling heavy, just let it go and move forward. In case you are hiding your emotions from someone, tell them about that. But, with an intention to end that.
Don’t let your emotions take over your senses, and this will create havoc in your own life.
Flooded Land In Dream
If you see a flooded land in your dream, which is actually the aftermath of the flood, it means that things will change for good. Maybe, you are going through tough times in life.
There might be no visible ray of hope. But things will be better in the end. You just need to stand and fight the situations. Keep trying, and don’t lose hope.
You might be closer than you think from a better end. Keep on moving and tackling the hurdles, and your dream is the ray of hope.
Carried Away By Flood
In the dream, where you saw that flood is carrying you away, the flood mainly indicates your emotions. Maybe, you are getting carried away with your emotions.
Now, it’s a negative sign for people around you, and ultimately you. You might hurt someone or try to hurt someone. Either way, if you harm someone you love, it will eventually damage you.
Maybe, you will not realize at the moment, but it will haunt you in the future.
The solution is simple to give but difficult to apply: calm your emotions. Now, what you can do is, try to take leave from your busy schedule. Plan a vacation with your loved ones or alone.
It will help you to relax your mind and rethink the situation.
Drowning In The Flood
The powerful dream of drowning in the flood indicates that you are not feeling well. It might indicate mental exhaustion more than physical exhaustion.
Something is troubling your mind, maybe a thought or a person. The worst part of the dream is that you are in no control of that particular thing. You might not be aware of the stuff that is troubling you.
Consult a doctor, tell everything you feel. Spend time with your loved ones, share your feelings with them. Try some exercise, and it will relax you.
Two Negatives Combine To Make Positive
If you saw a flood coupled with heavy rain in your dream, it is ironically a positive side. The dream is God’s effort to remove every obstacle from your life.
It doesn’t matter if you believe in God or not; help will always arrive. When life is too harsh, and you are not finding a way out, it’s time for a miracle.
Believe in your faith and yourself, your instincts will guide you. You might not see visible help, but things will change. Keep trying hard, don’t lose hope, or else things might not change.
Escape Yourself From The Flood Within You
When you see yourself escaping from the flood, in this case, the flood represents emotions. Maybe, you are trying to escape from your emotions.
The best thing about this dream is that you will successfully get over your emotions. When you carry some feeling, it reflects in your behavior. You might throw precious moments of your life away.
Since the dream suggests that you will win over your emotions, just keep yourself calm and collected. People around you will try to ruin it further.
But, you need to focus on the positive side and think about what matters to you the most.
Surrounded By The Flood In A House
If you see yourself being surrounded by the flood while you are in a house, it indicates unnecessary lavishness. Maybe, you spend more on things you don’t even need.
This will lead to zero savings, and your habit of overspending will seek wealth. You might be earning well and living a luxurious life. But if you continue to spend on useless things, all this earning and luxury will vanish.
You need to save for the future. Invest your money, buy the necessary things which you actually use.
There is no guarantee that the inflow of wealth will remain the same throughout life. In the end, you might be left with nothing except flood around you.
The dreams of the aftermath of floods usually indicate peace. This dream of a flooded house is also the same, symbolizes relaxing your emotions.
Maybe, you are going through several emotions or will go through them. In either case, you have to find peace and control your emotions.
Take leave and go on a vacation. Spend time with family and friends, people who matter to you the most. Don’t let your emotions carry you away.
Remember, things will be better; feelings will be submerged as the house in your dream.
Don’t Believe The Floating Debris
If you dream of floating debris, it indicates the spread of a rumor. Maybe, the buzz is about you, or you are the one spreading it.
If that’s the first case, you might get frustrated and tense with the situation. On the other hand, you will surely be happy after starting a rumor. But, things will repeat itself.
You need to be careful about your actions. Talk to people around you; let them know about you. But, if you are the culprit, you need to watch your actions.
You might not feel the damage it will have on the person. Just like you’ll never know the destruction that caused debris.
A Possible Flood
When you dream of a possible flood, this indicates an excess of problems. They might be related to wealth, illness, or work. Maybe, you will notice some shortage of money in times of need.
Someone around you might get sick, or it could be you as well. Work-related problems are round the corner. This would be a tough time for you.
Therefore you need to stay calm and focused. There will be testing times, but you have to pass through it.
On the other hand, this particular dream has a positive symbolism if you are a trader or a businessman. The dream would signify an excess of wealth in the future.
Maybe, you will receive a colossal assignment, which will offer a large sum of money. Just continue to work hard, things will follow.
Ending On A Lighter Note
If you saw a dream of a flooded swimming pool, it represents enjoyment in life. A swimming pool is an artificial water body. Therefore, it represents your fake emotions in dreams.
Maybe, you were pretending to be someone else or were hiding your real feelings. Things are going to change, and you might not have to pretend anymore.
Life will offer moments to enjoy yourself. Grab these moments and live, what might be the best part of your life.
FAQ(Frequently Asked Questions)
I Saw A Dream Of The Flood, But The Water Was Clear. What Could It Possibly Mean?
If you dream of a clear water flood, it will symbolize your explicit focus on the goal in life. You have set your goals, and you are working hard to achieve them. This dream is positive in all its senses. Your determination and sheer focus are on the right track. Keep on working hard and tackling all the obstacles.
I Saw The Flood Arising From The Oceans. What Would It Indicate?
Ocean waters have constant tides, and you can’t control it. Therefore a dream like this indicate influenced emotions. Maybe, someone is affecting your feelings, and you are not able to do anything. The person might be someone you trust. You need to believe in your own instincts. You might not trust them at first, but it will surely be your decision.
I Dreamt Of Flood Blocking My Path While I Was Driving. What Is The Meaning Of This?
If you saw a dream of the flood blocking your way, it represents obstacles in life. Maybe, you will have problems that will act as a hurdle. Stay firm and fight those obstacles, or simply wait for them to pass. Sometimes waiting and staying back is also a good option.
It’s incredible how devastating and destructive sceneries have a lot to say about our life. It can indicate an excess of anything, good or bad. No one would have thought a disaster in a dream can suggest something useful in real life. Spread the knowledge of positivity, no matter how the situation is. Till then, we will keep enlightening you.