Fear as rising Lake Turkana submerges all

Lake Turkana

Lowarengak Beach Management Unit  in Turkana North is submerged in the rising waters of Lake Turkana.

Photo credit: Peter Warutumo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The houses and business premises in the low lying areas have been severely affected, and some households displaced.
  • Mirikiye Lowa, 46, is one of the Layeni area residents whose huts was submerged by the rising waters.

A man tugs a boat to the shore of the greenish waters of Lake Turkana near Loiyangalani town in Marsabit County. He undresses and dives into the waters.


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