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A drought is a period of below-average precipitation in a given region, resulting in prolonged ... If these factors do not support precipitation volumes sufficient to reach the .... A 23 July 2006 a...

Causes of Drought - the National Drought Mitigation Center


About Us; News & Outreach; Drought Basics; Monitoring Tools; Planning .... look at how drought affects our lives and what we can do to protect ourselves from ...

Guide: What is drought and how does it happen? - CBBC Newsround


Nov 10, 2015 ... Newsround brings you a special programme on the drought in East Africa, but what does drought actually mean? ... How do droughts happen?

How does a drought develop?


Drought occurs during prolonged high-pressure conditions within a ... Droughts normally occur in arid and semi arid regions and in high mountain areas.

How do droughts form? - Ask.com


Put simply, droughts are caused by a prolonged depletion of precipitation in a certain ecosystem or climate over a long period of time. Unlike normal dry spells,  ...

Drought | Weather Wiz Kids


A drought is when there is a lack of precipitation over an extended period of time, usually a season or ... We need water to live, and animals and plants do too.

How do droughts occur? | Yahoo Answers


Nov 6, 2008 ... Best Answer: Droughts are caused by lack of rain over a long period of time. If rain does occur it usually isn't enough for the ground to absorb ...

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Mar 29, 2012 ... Parts of southern Europe are suffering from the worst drought in decades, leaving crops struggling to grow, pastures drying up and forcing ...

Drought | Climate Education Modules for K-12


Aug 13, 2013 ... Drought occurs when sufficient water needed to sustain an area is not ... is less water vapor to saturate the surrounding air above the trees to form clouds ... are looking to develop crop plants that do not require as much water.

drought - National Geographic Society


Sep 18, 2013 ... Most droughts occur when regular weather patterns are interrupted, causing ..... person or thing having to do with school, particularly college or ...

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How do droughts occur - eSchooltoday


Information on Droughts for children Drought types How do droughts occur ... Droughts can occur when there is the lack of 'expected' precipitation (rain and ...

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


Does a shortage of rain mean that a drought will occur? ... Droughts do not have the immediate effects of floods, but sustained droughts can cause economic ...

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


Farmers are most concerned with agricultural drought when available water supplies are not able to meet crop water demands. Agricultural droughts can occur ...