Revised topographical modelling shows millions more people, especially in Asia, are at risk from annual flooding by 2050

3.6 million

people living in the UK could be at risk of an annual flood by 2050

Millions of people affected by coastal flooding under a moderate warming scenario

Old projection

Revised projection

Rising sea levels will endanger almost 100 million people in China by 2050

Number at risk in India and Bangladesh rises sevenfold to 35 million and eightfold to 42 million respectively

12

times as many people as previously thought in Thailand could face annual flooding

Rising sea levels will endanger almost 100 million people in China by 2050

3.6 million

people living in the UK could be at risk of an annual flood by 2050

Number at risk in India and Bangladesh rises sevenfold to 35 million and eightfold to 42 million respectively

Millions of people affected by coastal flooding under a moderate warming scenario

12

times as many people as previously thought in Thailand could face annual flooding

Old projection

Revised projection