Lake Lanao water level recedes due to El Niño
MARAWI CITY — The El Niño phenomenon is taking its toll on Lake Lanao, the country’s second largest inland body of water.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DENR-ARMM) said the water level in Lake Lanao has declined to 698 meters above sea level (MASL), close to the critical level of 690 MASL.
Last week, outgoing Lanao Sur Governor Mamintal Adiong and his brothers called on the national government to help review and improve lake management in the face of climate change.
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