Mount Kilimanjaro is now covered by snow in an unusually long stint attributed to the long rains from January to May this year.
Kilimanjaro National Park Chief Park Warden, Ms Bertita Loibooki told the ‘Daily News’ yesterday that the observed snow on the mountain’s highest peak plays an important role in protection of glacier from sublimation.
The snow plays a key role in protecting glacier from melting, Ms Loibooki further said.
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“It looks like the glacier is growing,” says Adoni.