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Duration 2002/08/01 While states in eastern and northeastern India are enduring floods, many others are hit by drought. The Government of India (GOI) has declared 13 out of Indian's 29 states drought-stricken. The drought situation is serious in the northern states, especially in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi. Country or District India Name Drought
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others OCHA Situation Report No.1 80% of the crops are expected to be lost
- CNN new 2002/08/08
Indian minister: Drought worst in years
- CNN news 2002/08/05
The monsoon season, which runs from June to September.
- CNN news 2002/08/03
With the worst drought in years gripping parts of India, the weather is also being made responsible for a major power outage.
- BBC news 2002/08/03
India is continuing to reel from the severe effects of both flooding and drought.
- OCHA Situation Report No. 1
The Government of India (GOI) has declared 13 out of Indian's 29 states drought-stricken
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