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The study states that coastal flooding could impact 300 million people globally by 2050 and the high tide lines could permanently rise above land occupied by some 150 million people, mostly in Asia(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Mumbai, Kolkata may get flooded by 2050, says new research

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2019 12:28 PM IST
According to the Climate Central study published in journal, Nature Communications, coastal flood risks assessments based on NASA’s Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) have underestimated the elevation risks until now.
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