Victoria Falls has dried up!

Victoria Falls dries to a trickle after worst drought in a century

It is not unusual for Victoria Falls – on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe – to run low on water during the dry season. This year, however, water flow is at its lowest level for a quarter of a century. The Zambian President, Edgar Lungu, has linked the drying up of Victoria Falls with climate change, and has warned that one day they could disappear entirely.

World leaders have gathered in Madrid for the COP25 climate change conference to discuss ways to halt catastrophic warming caused by human-driven greenhouse gas emissions, southern Africa is already suffering some of its worst effects – with taps running dry and about 45 million people in need of food aid amid crop failures.

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