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New York City could get hit with a flood every five years, not 500: Study - Metro US

New York City could get hit with a flood every five years, not 500: Study

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Photo: Flickr / Timothy Krause

With the October 29th anniversary of superstorm Sandy approaching and storms leaving the world’s coastlines waterlogged, 6sqft recently covered a new report predicting rising sea levels and a growing flood risk. Now a new study, published Monday, found that New York is almost halfway through a 500-year span of rising seas that began in 1800–and the worst is yet to come. But according to the Washington Post, this increased likelihood of flooding has a silver lining.

Find out what that better news is at 6sqft…

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