WASHINGTON: Major US cities like New York, Boston and Miami may face chronic flooding over the next few decades, warn scientists who have found that sea level rise due to climate change may cause 60 per cent of coastal communities in the country to lose their homes by 2100.
Scientists made list of of US cities that may not make it through the next 20, 50 or 80 years due to sea level rise.
If the sea level predictions are accurate, places like New York, Boston, San Francisco and Miami face a grim future, according to researchers from the Union of Concerned Scientists – a nonprofit science advocacy organisation in the US.
They released a report listing the cities that will be inundated with water, that is, they will be flooded …
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