Over 200 evacuate as ocean swells flood Majuro Atoll

Ocean flooding reaches as far as the lagoon at Majuro's Jenrok, 27-11-19. Photo: RNZ Pacific / Hilary Hosia

About 200 people evacuated their homes in the capital of the Marshall Islands on Wednesday after big waves caused ocean inundation around the low-lying atoll. The waves combined with an otherwise unremarkable high tide on Wednesday, with more flooding feared for Thursday and Friday before the tides recede. “The predicted tides were not particularly high, […]

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