Climate Impact on Snow Extent Variability in Lesotho (Southern Africa)
by: Stefan Wunderle, Timm Gross, Fabia Husler and Jorg Franke
Why we should care about snow in Lesotho:Water management
- Lesotho represents a water tower contributing approximately 40% of the water to the Orange River. Lesotho's economy relies on water export.
- Due to its high elevation, snow is an important contribution for runoff during winter time.