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The Correct answer is (D)
(1/5)Land subsidence is the sinking or settling of land, often caused by the extraction of underground water or oil, compaction of soil, or the collapse of underground mines or underground cavities. But it is not caused by increased rainfall & flood risk
(2/5)However, increased rainfall and flood risk can be a consequence of land subsidence, as the sinking or settling of land can increase the risk of flooding in certain areas.
(3/5)This can result in damage to buildings and infrastructure, and can also increase the risk of flooding.
(4/5)Land subsidence can occur gradually over time or can happen suddenly, and it can have serious consequences for communities and the environment.
(5/5)It is important to monitor and manage land subsidence to prevent or mitigate its negative impacts.
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