Flood Dream Meaning and Interpretations


Flood Dream Symbol – Dreaming about a flood brings with it the fear of drowning. If you felt this fear strongly in your dream, see drowning. If you dreamt about a flood in your dream without any fear of drowning it could indicate that there is a danger of excess coming your way. In general, having a lot of something is considered good.

Flood dreamsHowever, a flood symbolizes much trouble. Just as real floods can destroy valuable property, dream floods can indicate a destruction of many good things in your life. This dream is a warning against tides that are to come. Be careful in your journey and keep a look out for a flood.

Alternatively, a large flood can symbolize the release of emotional energy or built up frustration that you have. Seeing a flood in your dream may suggest that you need to release this emotional energy in order for you to progress further.

To see yourself in the middle of a flood (nearly drowning) can indicate that your feelings and emotions are beginning to overwhelm you. The flood waters may be surrounding you making it feel like there is no hope in site. If you feel this way then you should figure out what is causing you stress in your waking life and deal with it.

Questions to Ask

  • Did the flood represent any aspects of your emotions that have been pent up and needing to be released?
  • Did you manage to escape the flood or did it engulf you in the dream?
  • Who were the other prominent characters in the dream? Did you recognize anyone? Do they have an important meaning in your waking life?

Note: If you have had a dream related to this dream symbol or would like to add something that is related to this topic please leave comment below. Comments are a great way to interact with others who are dreaming about similar topics.


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Stephen is a self confessed dream junkie that loves all things dream related. He is a writer for Dream Stop and has been working in the field of dreams for the past decade. He believes that the YOU are the only person who can truly understand the meaning of your dreams. You have to look inside your inner thoughts to find the hidden truths in your dream. Stephen's interpretations should be considered an opinion, not professional advice.


  1. Hi, I dreamt of a general rain flood iny city and had to park my Scooter but I don’t remember how I got home. 2 days after I came to check for my scooter but it’s missing and wake up crying.

  2. Ikechukwu John Nwafor on

    I dreamt that my wife was hanging washed clothes on a line and a heavy rain started. Then it started to flood and the water entered the living room carrying the hanged clothes where but I was not disturbed. I went out to the verandah holding my wife happily and then saw some other couples all out playing in the rain and all very happy.

  3. I️ dreamt that the Earth began to open up taking people into it , then water came and buildings began to fall and sink. It. Was going on all over Earth. I ran into a church after awhile the church began to fill with water I had a little boy with me , he was very brilliant he was not afraid. Somehow people cut the church free so it would not sink and it began to move with the water. There was Mass destruction. My neighbor was going to get my dogs and try to keep them safe. I️ called my children to ask how they were it was the same where they all lived. I️ asked them if they could make it safely to a strongly built church. I️ woke up shaking. Can you tell me what this means ?

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