Water shortage in northern Israel is worst in past 100 years

New data shows that the effects of climate change have arrived sooner than expected, with the Sea of Galilee set to hit warning ‘lower red line’ by September.

The data show that the water level in the Sea of Galilee will probably drop below its red warning line (about 700 feet, or 213 meters, below sea level) in about three months’ time. And if it then falls another five feet and reaches the “black line,” as many predict, this will require a halt to all pumping from the lake.

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