All Washed Up: The Destructive Power of Floods

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Rising sea levels, we know, will bring substantial flooding to the world's coastal communities. But oceans will not be the only driver of severe flooding in the future. More serious storms, too, will increase the chances of riverine flooding and land stripped by agriculture will help contribute to landslides and muddy floods.



The flooded River Rivelin at Roscoe Weir in Sheffield, UK.



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