7 USA Cities That Will Be Underwater By 2050


Miami is often cited due to its low-lying topography and vulnerability to storm surges.

New York City

Parts of New York City, especially low-lying areas like Lower Manhattan, face risks from sea-level rise.

New Orleans

New Orleans is already below sea level, and its vulnerability to flooding is well-documented.


Norfolk is experiencing both land subsidence and rising sea levels, making it highly vulnerable to flooding.


This historic city faces threats from both sea-level rise and increased storm surge intensity.


Houston, with its extensive urban development, is susceptible to flooding exacerbated by sea-level rise and storms.


Located on the Gulf Coast, Tampa faces risks from storm surges and rising sea levels.

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