Natural Disasters

Drought but why: Deciphering the disaster in detail

Do you know that a normal monsoon doesn’t mean no drought and the same districts are parched every year. Read all this and much more here in Down To Earth’s coverage on droughts

 
By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Wednesday 20 March 2019
Drought
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Area under cultivation has halved in Andhra Pradesh's Ananthapuramu

Image: Getty ImagesDecades of deficit rainfall, monoculture in agriculture and perpetually mounting farmer debts have left the district in the lurch. Click here to read more

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