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Deadly Floods Spreads across Sahel, Africa | Climate Change Brings more Storms in Sahel

Climate change is making difference in rain patterns and the frequency of floods in Sahel, West Africa.

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These storms and heavy rainfalls are making big difference to life in Sahel.
According to the study of Journal Nature Sahel storms are more powerful on the planet and tripled in power since 1982 as satellite observations.

Researchers are saying that the patterns of mesoscale convective systems will increase in strength as global temperature raises. as a result of global carbon dioxide gas increase in the atmosphere and heavy use of fossil fuels.

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Sahel, Africa

Mesoscale convective systems are very big, bad and powerful upto 16kms high and covers the area of 25,000 square kilometers.

Between 1986 and 2005, Burkina Faso got on an average of one flood a year. but, During 2006 and 2016, it was hit by 55 flood events.

Not only this lot of islands like TUVALU on the east are drowning due to global rise of temperature.

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR assisting more than 700,000 people who are affected by devastating floods in Africa’s Sahel region.

Visit UNHCR Website and donate: https://www.unhcr.org/en-in/search?query=sahel

Dozens of people have died including pregnant mother. Thousands need immediate shelter, clean water and health services across Burkina, Faso, Chad, Mali, and Niger. This Rainfall was the worst in a decade.

Deadly Floods Spreads across Sahel, Africa digitpatrox UNHCR
Sahel, Africa
Deadly Floods Spreads across Sahel, Africa digitpatrox UNHCR
Sahel, Africa

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