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Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2023)

Assessment of drought in Ahmednagar district using standardized precipitation index (SPI)

Author(s):
Sapana Rahase, PB Pawar, Sujeet Deshmukh, VA Sthool and SV Bagade
Abstract:
To mitigate natural disaster such as drought long term data can be useful for prediction of drought condition in any region, so that appropriate mitigation practices can be followed to minimize the losses. For assessment of drought condition standardized precipitation Index (SPI) is one of the indices used worldwide to predict drought condition in region at different time scale. The present study target to assess drought condition for using standardized precipitation index (SPI) of 12 months time scale for Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra by using daily rainfall data collected from India meteorological department and Dept. of Agricultural meteorology Pune. Results from analysis showed that year 1972 and 2018 was the year of severe drought condition.
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How to cite this article:
Sapana Rahase, PB Pawar, Sujeet Deshmukh, VA Sthool, SV Bagade. Assessment of drought in Ahmednagar district using standardized precipitation index (SPI). Pharma Innovation 2023;12(2):1377-1384.

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