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Low-lying Marshall Islands brace for tidal floods

Low-lying Marshall Islands brace for tidal floods

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by February 6, 2018 Pacific News, Regional News

MAJURO, 05 FEBRUARY 2018 (AFP) — Emergency services were put on standby Saturday in Majuro, as rising king tides threatened to flood the capital of the low-lying Marshall Islands.

The national weather service warned “major inundation” was possible from Saturday evening through to Tuesday at peak tide periods in the Pacific island nation, highlighting its vulnerability to rising sea levels. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

 

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