Cape Town drought was made three times more likely by global warming

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Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty By Michael Le Page Climate change made Cape Town’s recent drought three times more likely, climate models suggest. The water shortage has been so severe that water is still limited to no more than 50 litres per person per day. At one point, the city almost had to switch off the water supply. Cape Town’s situation was caused by three years of below average rainfall, starting in 2015. But, until now,