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Causes of Drought - the National Drought Mitigation Center


Drought has many causes. It can be caused by not receiving rain or snow over a period of time. We learned in the discussions about the water cycle and weather  ...

What factors are responsible for droughts to occur? - eSchooltoday


What causes drought? drought info Lack of rainfall (or precipitation) Droughts can occur when there is the lack of 'expected' precipitation (rain and snow).

Drought | Weather Wiz Kids


Drought has many causes. It can be caused by not receiving rain or snow over a period of time. If you live in a place where most of the water you use comes from ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Human activities causing drought


A secondary school revision resource for GCSE Geography on the causes and impact of droughts.

Drought - Causes and Stages - Geography - About.com


A comprehensive overview of drought. Provides the definition of drought, the causes of drought, economic effects of drought, and how drought can be controlled.

Drought and Low Precipitation (Causes and Solutions) - Weather


Question: What Causes Droughts? The cause of droughts is easily understood, but hard to prevent. Depending on the location, crop failures, famine, high food ...

drought - National Geographic Society


Sep 18, 2013 ... Causes of Drought. Most droughts occur when regular weather patterns are interrupted, causing disruption to the water cycle. Changes in ...

About Droughts | Australian Government - Australian Emergency ...


Droughts occur when there is not enough water to sustain people, plants and ... Another cause of drought in Australia is from the El Niño weather pattern.

Droughts 101 - National Geographic


When the rains fail, the land—and its people—vanish in the wind.

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Causes of Drought: What's the Climate Connection? | Union of ...


Learn about the different types of drought, the many factors that contribute to their development, and how climate change can have a significant effect on many of ...

Droughts: Questions and answers (U.S. Geological Survey)


What causes drought? When does a drought begin? Does a shortage of rain mean that a drought will occur? Why doesn't a drought go away when it rains?

Physical Processes that Cause Drought - NASA Earth Observatory


Recurring droughts are common in the American West, and a 2008 report from the U.S. Climate Change Science Program cautions that they may become more  ...