India's top cities are going to be affected by the climatic changes.
By 2050, some of the most well known cities might submerge with the sea level rising a great deal.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climatic Change (IPCC) has sounded warning bells regarding global warming which is constantly going out of control. The IPCC says that some of India’s well known cities will submerge upto the extent of 65% by 2050. Not just India, but global warming will show its effect on the entire world.
The Indian cities that are quite likely to be affected are Mumbai, Chennai, Goa and Kolkata and Gujarat.
The coastal region and the financial city of India is the one that is to be affected the most. As per IPCC, almost 65% of Mumbai will be submerged due to the rising level of sea wherein Colaba, Bandra and most of the suburbs in West Mumbai will be drowned.
Almost 45%of Chennai will be affected; the northern regions like Ennore, Pulicat and Minjur will be impacted the most. Several coastal areas of Tamil Nadu, like Chidambaram, Mahabalipuram, Kalpakkam, Marakkanam, Chunampet, Thiruporir, Velachery will be at risk and might get flooded due to rise in sea level.
The beachacation city Goa is also at a risk of rising sea level. The areas to be affected the most are Mapusa, Chorao Island, Mulgao, Dongrim and Corlim. Reports also say that most part of South Goa will remain intact.
Kolkata is also at a huge risk as the rising sea level will be witnessed in most of the areas including Rajpur, Baranagar, Sonarpur and regions surrounding Howrah like Balitikuri and Santragachi.
Areas like Surat, Bharuch and Bhavnagar will also be entrapped in the rising sea levels. Bhuj, Kutch and Gandhidham towards the western regions of Gujarat are to be affected the most.
Apart from these, there are many other cities in the Indian coastal regions which will witness a high rise in sea levels.