Natural Disasters

Dry in the delta: Tamil Nadu drought

The region which recieves two monsoons a year is being crippled by a severe drought. Tamil Nadu with an average rainfall of 1000mm a year received only 168mm in 2016. Is this erratic weather or failure of traditional wisdom?

 
Last Updated: Monday 22 May 2017

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter :
Related Stories

Comments are moderated and will be published only after the site moderator’s approval. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name. Selected comments may also be used in the ‘Letters’ section of the Down To Earth print edition.