Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Nothing to be concerned about

Melbourne’s Bureau of Meteorology National Operations Centre manager Mike Bergin, discussing post-tsunami effects with the ABC’s Alison Caldwell, sets our minds at ease about rising sea levels:

MIKE BERGIN: At this stage we’re reasonably sure of height increases in the ocean of around 30 centimetres on the North Queensland coast. No doubt over the next couple of days we’ll, as reports come in, we’ll be able to get a better handle on that, but at the moment we’re confident that we saw a height rises around 30 centimetres.

ALISON CALDWELL: Which is nothing really to be too concerned about.

MIKE BERGIN: No, not a great deal.

(Via Tim Blair)

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