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Part of the UK can go under water

March 24 2006

British specialists believe that the rise in water level in seas and oceans by about 6 meters would flood many populated cities in the UK.

Scientists note that a similar rise in water level associated with global warming and accelerating melting of glaciers will flood Edinburgh, Newcastle, Bristol, will, Norwich, Brighton, Bournemouth, London and other major cities. Million people in the UK alone will lose their homes.

This can happen in the near future.

Some experts still believed that the water level will rise enough for a thousand years. By 2100, summer temperatures in the Arctic will be almost as high as 130 thousand years ago. Reports Interfax

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