The European Commission predicted the flooding of Europe by the end of the century.
Scientists from the joint research centre of the European Commission has calculated that about 5 million people in Europe could lose their housing due to massive coastal flooding by the end of the XXI century.
According to researchers, the end of the century the water level in the so-called flood of the century in Europe, an average will be above 57-81 cm.
It is noted that the greatest increase in extreme water levels will occur in the Northern and Baltic seas. Also a strong increase in water level is expected in the vicinity of the Atlantic coast of the UK and Ireland.
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