Tag: sea level rise

South Florida by the numbers: Hot town, summer in the city

“South Florida by the numbers” is a web feature that catalogs the most notable, quirky and surprising real estate statistics. BREAKING NEWS: It is really, really hot outside. We know, this is not terribly shocking information for readers familiar with South Florida, maps, and/or how the seasons work, but

You’re not crazy: Sea levels have risen faster in South Florida

A flooded street in South Florida (Credit: Getty Images) Researchers at the University of Florida have found that sea levels in the Southeast, including Miami Beach, rose six times faster than the rate of global increase between 2011 and 2015. Along the coast, below North Carolina’s Cape Hatteras, researchers have

Flooding, failing pumps lead Miami Beach businesses to close

VIDEO: Earlier #flooding along 47th st. in #MiamiBeach. pic.twitter.com/JIa9wx0G5e — Miami Beach Alerts (@BeachNewsAlerts) August 2, 2017 The tail end of Tropical Depression Emily brought severe flooding to Miami and Miami Beach on Tuesday, filling streets, shutting down businesses and even forcing the Miami-Dade County Courthouse Center to