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Victoria Falls at Risk of Drying; Photos Show World's Largest Waterfall Ran Out of Water

World | Reuters | December 5, 2019, 10:37 am
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 Water levels at the largest waterfall in the world, Victoria Falls, are running low after a prolonged drought affecting much of southern Africa. It is situated on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. Reportedly the average water flow is down by half in 2019. This tourist attraction could one day dry up unless urgent action is taken to tackle the climate crisis, the Zambian president has warned. These newly clicked pictures show the waterfall shows the iconic waterfall came to a standstill.<br /><br />Low-water levels are seen after a prolonged drought at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on December 4, 2019. (Image: Reuters)
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Water levels at the largest waterfall in the world, Victoria Falls, are running low after a prolonged drought affecting much of southern Africa. It is situated on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. Reportedly the average water flow is down by half in 2019. This tourist attraction could one day dry up unless urgent action is taken to tackle the climate crisis, the Zambian president has warned. These newly clicked pictures show the waterfall shows the iconic waterfall came to a standstill.

Low-water levels are seen after a prolonged drought at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on December 4, 2019. (Image: Reuters)

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 Low-water levels are seen after a prolonged drought at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on December 4, 2019. (Image: Reuters)
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Low-water levels are seen after a prolonged drought at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on December 4, 2019. (Image: Reuters)

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 Low-water levels are seen after a prolonged drought at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on December 4, 2019. (Image: Reuters)
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Low-water levels are seen after a prolonged drought at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on December 4, 2019. (Image: Reuters)

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 Visitors walk along a walkway after a prolonged drought near Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on December 4, 2019. (Image: Reuters)
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Visitors walk along a walkway after a prolonged drought near Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on December 4, 2019. (Image: Reuters)

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 A look at the water level of Victoria Falls on January 17, 2019. (Image: Reuters)
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A look at the water level of Victoria Falls on January 17, 2019. (Image: Reuters)

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 Water pours over the edge of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on January 17, 2019. (Image: Reuters)
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Water pours over the edge of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on January 17, 2019. (Image: Reuters)

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 Water pours over the edge of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on January 17, 2019. (Image: Reuters)
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Water pours over the edge of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on January 17, 2019. (Image: Reuters)

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 Visitors walk along a walkway near Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe January 17, 2019. (Image: Reuters)
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Visitors walk along a walkway near Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe January 17, 2019. (Image: Reuters)

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