A new study reveals that New York City will be submerged in a 9-foot flood, or the same intensity of flooding brought by Superstorm Sandy in 2012, at least three to 17 times more frequently over the next century.
NOAA is expecting the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season to be the most active since 2012, and the peak of the season is just about to start.
Global salt marsh erosion is largely driven by regular weather patterns, rather than the occasional violent storm.
New models suggest that New York City is at a higher risk of hurricane-related flooding, say researchers Pennsylvania State University who compared records of storm surge levels from before and after climate change.
A new study confirms that the odds of storm tides overflowing the Manhattan seawall have risen 20-fold from 170 years ago, and the Big Apple should brace for serious flooding in the future.