ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Droughts and Rainfall Pattern, 1877-1999

Rainfall data from 1875 to 1999 shows a cyclical pattern. Severe and widespread drought has followed years of good monsoons. An extrapolation of these observations is not valid for predictions. But considering that India has had good monsoons since 1987, it must plan for droughts now.

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