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But new research finds just one season of drought can reduce the carbon dioxide absorption ability of the world’s biggest rainforest – the Amazon – for years to come.

GERMANY, July 29: Withered sunflowers, scorched wheat fields, stunted cornstalks -- the farmlands of northern Germany have borne the brunt of this year's extreme heat and record-low rainfall, triggering an epochal drought.

It might not seem like it right now, but the drought that has hit Cape Town and surrounding areas‚ officially the worst in recorded history‚ has done us all some good.

NAWALPARASI, Dec 18: In her twilight years, 59-year-old Pabitra Tiwari of Kuleni Rajahar still remembers how it used to be like living in the village during her youthful days. “Our farms were fertile. The yields were good. Water scarcity was virtually unheard of,” she recalled. “Most of our problems were petty.”

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Barcelona will be looking to carry on its unbeaten run against Villarreal at the Estadio de la Cerámica, and extend the lead at the top of the table by seven points ahead of both second-placed Valencia, who has still a match to play later on Saturday, and Real Madrid, who beat Sevilla 5-0 at home on the same day.

KOHALPUR, July 29: Paddy saplings are drying up in seedbed as drought hits farms in Banke district.

MUGU, July 3: The prolonged drought in Soru rural municipality which lies in the northern part of Mugu has destroyed the crops leaving hundreds of farmers in despair.

KATHMANDU, June 22: It is no longer a hypothesis or myth. The impact of climate change is real as far as Nepal is concerned.

MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 9: At least 14 people, mostly civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa.

CALIFORNIA, April 8: Thirsty California lawns faded to brown from a lack of water in four extraordinarily dry years have revived to bright green in neighborhoods across the state.

MADRID, Dec 2: There couldn't be a better time for Lionel Messi to end his scoring drought than in the clasico against Real Madrid.

Asia’s data drought

September 27, 2016 00:15 am

There is a tool for coping with extreme weather over which we actually have some control: satellites