Environment Science Miami

October 9, 2014 6:24 PM

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Environment Science Miami

The Union of Concerned Scientists said in a recent report that some parts of cities in the coastal areas would be badly affected by tidal flooding in near future. Floods during high tides were not a problem and hardly ever occurred in the past, but they have become common problem now in some places, according to the report notes.

“Today, when the tide is extra high, people find themselves splashing through downtown Miami, Norfolk and Annapolis on sunny days and dealing with flooded roads in Atlantic City, Savannah and the coast of New Hampshire”, Melanie Fitzpatrick, UCS climate scientist and co-author of report, said in a s...

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