Parts of Burundi, Tanzania, DR Congo and Zambiain Spring 2021 face to unprecedented event.
The longest fresh water lake in the world and the second deepest globally,Tanganyika, after series of floods associated with regime of ENSO in East Africa in last years, reports water levels never seen before.
Levels of lake overcame in April 2021 the record year 1964 and big problem reports mainlyBujumbura, Burundi´s capital, situated on shores of the lake.
Climate change is the main cause of the rising waters of Lake Tanganyika. Exacerbating weather phenomena, leading to storms of greater magnitude and intensity in equatorial and subequatorial climate zone. Moreover, forest planted around Lake Tanganyika to hold back the waters has been destroyed by humans according to www.afrik21.africa.
Rising of precipitation amounts in warmer climate is observed in most regions around the world and in some, evaporation is not sufficient to regulate hydro-climate systems.
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