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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

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National Drought Mitigation Center Website .... about this when we look at how drought affects our lives and what we can do to protect ourselves from drought.

What factors are responsible for droughts to occur? - eSchooltoday

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

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

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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?

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

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Climate change affects a variety of factors associated with drought ... Agricultural droughts can occur for a variety of reasons, including low precipitation, the ...

How do droughts occur? | Yahoo Answers

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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 | Weather Wiz Kids

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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.

drought - National Geographic Society

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

Drought and Low Precipitation (Causes and Solutions) - Weather

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Droughts are caused by low precipitation over an extended period of time and can ... Unlike other forms of severe weather or natural disasters, droughts often ... While droughts do not often cause deaths in the United States, the Dust Bowl in ...

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How do droughts form? | Reference.com

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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,  ...

How does a drought develop?

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

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

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May 2, 2016 ... Does a shortage of rain mean that a drought will occur? ... Droughts do not have the immediate effects of floods, but sustained droughts can ...