New York City is crushing under the burden of tall buildings IG News

  • There are 10,84,954 buildings in the five suburbs of New York
  • Many cities in India also report this risk
  • It is the largest and main city of America

The American city of New York is a city located in the north-eastern region of America on the Atlantic Ocean coast on the Hudson River Triangle. It is the largest and main city of America. New York City is sinking under the weight of skyscrapers, a new study has revealed. This could put the city in trouble. Chomere is the sea of ​​the city. On the one hand, New York City is sinking under the weight of buildings, on the other hand, the sea level is rising at twice the global rate. Scientists say that by the year 2050, global sea levels could rise by 8 to 30 inches. Scientists said many areas are facing cyclonic storms and torrential rains due to climate crisis and human intervention.

44 out of 48 cities in the world are sliding down

Subsidence’ is the technical term for the process of the earth’s surface sinking down due to natural or artificial causes. In September 2022, a study revealed that 44 of the world’s 48 most populated coastal cities are sinking faster than sea level. Areas of cities such as Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens are sinking even faster, the report said.

Coastal cities in India, particularly Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, are vulnerable to inundation. Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal are the coastal states of India. Apart from that, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep, Daman-Diu and Andaman-Nicobar island groups are also located on the coast. These regions are also under the threat of subsidence.