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Sea level rise will double coastal flood risk worldwide

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High tides lash Mumbai on the western Indian coast. A sea level rise of 5-10cm could double the flood risk. Photograph: Pal Pillai/AFP/Getty

Small but unstoppable increases will double frequency of extreme water levels with dire consequences, say scientists

May 18, 2017 — Small but inevitable rises in sea level will double the frequency of severe coastal flooding in most of the world with dire consequences for major cities that sit on coastlines, according to scientists. Continue reading Sea level rise will double coastal flood risk worldwide