Rising sea levels may sink Mumbai by 2100: IPCC report3 min read . Updated: 26 Sep 2019, 12:01 AM IST
- Mumbai fails to drain regular floodwater during excess rainfall, a situation that could worsen due to the rising sea level
- By 2050, many coastal megacities and small island nations may face severe extreme weather events
New Delhi: Global sea levels are set to rise by at least 1m by 2100 if carbon emissions go unchecked, submerging hundreds of cities, including Mumbai and Kolkata, and in some cases entire countries, warned a UN report released on Wednesday.
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