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Bullet About Drought

Any lack of water to satisfy the normal needs of agriculture, livestock, industry or human population may be termed as a drought. While generally associated with semi-arid or desert climates, droughts can also occur in areas that normally enjoy adequate rainfall and moisture levels. Scientifically speaking, there is no unique definition of drought. Drought carries a different meaning in keeping with the perspectives of a scientific discipline. Accordingly, three types of drought are usually defined.

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