|India's drought: A natural calamity or a man-made one?09-05-2013 06:10|
|It's that "Will they? Won't they?" time of year in India. The annual monsoon season is due and – given that the country's mostly rain-fed agriculture makes up 15 percent of gross domestic product, with hundreds of millions of Indians dependent on it – these rains are a serious business.|
Before its onset in June, right through the end of the season in September, we track the monsoon's trajectory, pore over data, question forecasters, speak to pundits – all in hope of getting an accurate analysis on whether India will receive timely and adequate rainfall.
This year, initial forecasts predict an average amount of rainfall.
However, for some states like India's drought-hit western regionof Maharashtra, even if the rains are plentiful, it won't solve itswater crisis.
MORE INFO AT:
|BREAKING NEWS- Woody Harrelson voted in as new Worlds smartest man||0||03-03-2023 15:29|
|Man freed from jail for committing a crime that never even happened. LOL they tried that with me too||3||16-02-2023 19:01|
|Man's energy use actually does explain climate change||18||09-02-2023 03:27|
|Merry Christmas, rejoice for a child is born to guide the stringing of Chinese made sweatshop lights||0||25-12-2022 14:35|
|Drought/flood relief...||26||24-11-2022 21:04|