Asian cities under threat of natural disasters

April 1. Global warming leads to such storms, droughts and heat shock, and in some places flood, the people of the world that it's time to stock plan in the event of another natural disaster not previously experienced destructive force. Should be especially on guard zones with high population density, poor regions of the planet, although from natural disturbances are not perfect, the new tropical cyclones, floods and droughts threaten everything from Mumbai to Miami.

The impact of rising temperatures and sea levels each year bring damage to the global economy U.S. $ 80 billion. Often the result of such wastage is unprepared population and authorities, and weak promotion and preventive measures. If this goes on, the Indian Mumbai where lives in a flood zone 2.7 million, after a while can become uninhabitable. The situation is similar in Miami, Shanghai, Bangkok. Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Yangon and Calcutta, as well as in the Maldives, which after a while can go under water. The only way for these cities can become relocation inland.

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

According to the forecasts intensity of tropical storms or hurricanes in the U.S. will only increase with time, but the frequency may be reduced. The main problem for the world's population will be of thermal shock and high temperature record in atypical places (Alaska, Canada, northern and central Europe, northern Asia and eastern Africa). Something similar, albeit not in the scale of deaths is already happening 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, in the countries of the Mediterranean basin, in the north-east of Brazil, Central America and Mexico, in the Sahara and southern Africa will increase the impact 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 weirdness" (born global weirding).


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