How deep is the Manila Bay?

Is Manila Bay sinking?

The city, now only around 1.5 meters above sea level, is sinking at a rate of about two centimeters per year. … Unless there is intervention, much of the land area bordering Greater Manila Bay — Pasay to Manila to Malabon to most of Bulacan province north of Manila — will be under several centimeters of water by 2050.

Is Manila Philippines sinking?

Manila, the capital city of the Philippines and home to over a million Filipinos, was flagged as the third most exposed economically among the seven cities. … Data from another report said Metro Manila sinks by a rate of 10 cm annually due to the over-extraction of groundwater within the region.

Is it possible for Philippines to sink?

MANILA, Philippines — Roughly 30 years from now, major cities in the National Capital Region could likely be submerged as coastal flooding is seen to become extensive worldwide by 2050 due to climate change.

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