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Severe flooding puts damper on Florida Keys

Residents concerned about their property values

Adams Drive in Key Largo, Florida, (pictured here on Dec 8, 2015) stayed under water for nearly a month this autumn, after high tides were exacerbated by a super moon.

Key Largo, Florida Keys

EXTREME high tides have turned streets into canal-like swamps in the Florida Keys, with armies of mosquitoes and the stench of stagnating water filling the air, and residents worried rising sea levels will put a damper on property values in the island chain.