Nigeria Ranked Among The World’s Top Cities Most Vulnerable To Coastal Flooding By 2070

By the year 2060, a dangerous mix of rising sea levels and extreme weather is set to expose more than a billion people – about a seventh of the world’s population.

World’s top 20 most flood-threatened cities ranked in terms of population exposed to coastal flooding in 2070:

Rank Cities Countries Coastal population exposed ( 2070)
1 Kolkata India 14,014,000
2 Mumbai India 11,487,000
3 Dhaka Bangladesh 11,135,000
4 Guangzhou China 10,333,000
5 Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam 9,216,000
6 Shanghai China 5,451,000
7 Bangkok Thailand 5,138,000
8 Yangoon Myanmar 4,965,000
9 Miami US 4,795,000
10 Haiphong Vietnam 4,711,000
11 Alexandria Egypt 4,375,000
12 Tianjin China 3,790,000
13 Khulna Bangladesh 3,641,000
14 Ningbo China 3,229,000
15 Lagos Nigeria 3,229,000
16 Abidjan Côte d’Ivoire 3,110,000
17 New York City / Newark US 2,931,000
18 Chittagong Bangladesh 2,866,000
19 Tokyo Japan 2,521,000
20 Jakarta Indonesia 2,248,000
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Source: CEOWORLD MAGAZINE

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