Asian cities under threat of natural disasters

Global warming leads to such storms, droughts and heat shock, and in some places and floods that people of the world it's time to have in stock plan in the event of another natural disaster before met destructive power. Particularly worth to be on guard zones with high population density, poor regions of the planet, though from natural disturbances are not perfect, the new tropical cyclones, floods and drought threaten all from Mumbai to Miami.

The impact of rising temperatures and sea levels annually bring the world economy damage in 80 billion. Not rarely from such misappropriation is unprepared population and the authorities, and poor promotion and prevention. If this goes on, the Indian Mumbai, where the flood zone 2.7 million people live, some time may become uninhabitable. A similar situation in Miami, Shanghai, Bangkok. Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Yangon and Calcutta, as well as the Maldives, which over time can go into the water. The only solution for these cities can become relocation inland.

The most comical in this situation is the fact that people know a lot of ways to reduce the impact of natural anomaly, but on many environmental and social reasons can not or will not go to use them. In the future, it is important to consider all the possibilities and find solutions that will lead to the lowest cost.

Experts forecast the intensity of tropical cyclones or hurricanes in the United States will only increase with time, but the frequency may be reduced. The main problem for the world's population will be of heat strokes and record high temperatures in atypical locations (Alaska, Canada, northern and central Europe, northern Asia and eastern Africa). Something similar, though not in the deadly scale is going on in March 2012, pobivshem 6800 temperature records.

In addition, in certain areas (in high latitudes and the tropics, in the middle latitudes in winter) will increase the level and intensity of precipitation. In southern and central Europe, the Mediterranean basin, in north-eastern Brazil, Central America and Mexico, in the Sahara and in southern Africa, strengthen the influence of drought.

Occurring extreme climate and weather changes constantly which put humanity to the brink of survival, the scientific community has already got a new general name — "global strangeness" (born global weirding).


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