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Noun Concept
Categories: Hydrology, Webarchive template wayback links, Civil defense, Weather hazards, Basic meteorological concepts and phenomena
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drought  drouth  "dry spell"  Causes of drought  Climate change and drought
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A drought is an event of prolonged shortages in the water supply, whether atmospheric, surface water or ground water. Wikipedia
A climactic condition usually associated with heat and with death of crops Wikipedia Disambiguation
A period of abnormally dry weather sufficiently prolonged so that the lack of water causes a serious hydrologic imbalance (such as crop damage, water supply shortage) in the affected area. OmegaWiki
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Farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet