Sea level is rising faster than previously thought in the UK

07/28/2022 at 09:12

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Since 1990, sea level has risen, according to experts, by 16.5 cm

The current rate of increase is between 3 and 5.2 mm per year

Sea levels are rising faster than they were a century ago, Sources from the Met Office revealed the global climate, specifically that of the United Kingdom. The weather report also warned that higher temperatures would be a new normal for Britain.

Conservationists warn that spring will come early And that plant and animal life is not evolving fast enough to adapt to climate change. The report highlights once again the ways climate change is affecting the UK.

The Bureau of Meteorology has assessed weather and climate events for 2021, including extremes such as Storm Irwin, which caused significant flooding. Sea levels have risen by 16.5 cm since 1990, but the Bureau of Meteorology reported that this rate of increase is increasing. Rates are currently between 3 and 5.2 mm per year, more than twice the rate of increase at the beginning of the last century.

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