Part of Chennai coast could be submerged in water by 2100

Rising sea levels will become a big problem for the city of Chennai in less than a century from now. As per a study published by researchers from Anna University and National Water Centre, UAE University, by the year 2100, a stretch from Adyar near Foreshore Estate to Thiruvanmiyur which lies on the South Chennai coast could be submerged in water. Moreover, water from the sea will enter at least 40 metres into the land from the current shore.

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