Will New York completely sink in the near future?

Experts on the American city of New York say that in the near future, New York will be completely submerged.

New York is home to 8 million people, but the city is sinking every year and some areas are shrinking rapidly due to climate change, rising sea levels and skyscrapers dotting its skyline, experts have said in a study. are

In a study published in the journal Advancing Earth and Space Science, researchers said New York faces a triple threat as global warming and sea level rise worldwide put coastal cities at risk.

A geologist points out that every additional tall building built on a beach, river, or lake can contribute to future flood risk.

Another report states that Mumbai, Shanghai, Dhaka, Bangkok, Jakarta, Maputo, Lagos, Cairo, London, Copenhagen, New York, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires and Santiago are among the cities most affected by sea level rise. are more at risk than

The researchers said that China, America and India are among the countries that are most vulnerable to climate change.

Researchers have pointed out that the combination of building density and sea level rise indicates an increased risk of flooding. This triggers a unique situation called ‘depletion’, otherwise known simply as drowning. One such incident was recently witnessed in Joshi Math, a town in Uttarakhand, India, where houses have suffered massive cracks.

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