Top 10 cities most vulnerable to flooding

Here are the top cities with the most  flood risk due to their proximity to bodies of water, high precipitation  rates, and inadequate infrastructure to manage floodwater.

River flooding is more common in the Bronx than coastal flooding due to its proximity to the Hudson, Harlem, and Bronx rivers.

Bronx, New York

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Hollywood, Florida

Located between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Florida, is a coastal city with low elevation.

Cape Coral, Florida

Cape Coral in southwest Florida, a boater’s paradise, offers more than 400 miles of canals and waterways.

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Jersey City faces a significant threat  of coastal flooding, with low-lying areas, like Paulus Hook and Newport,  vulnerable during storms and high tides.

Jersey City, New Jersey


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