Drought as Disaster: Severe threat to planet because onset is difficult to identify

Introduction: Droughts are major natural disasters for many parts of the world (Maybank, Bonsai et al. 1995). Droughts are most common when typical weather patterns are disrupted, leading the water cycle to be disrupted.   Droughts are characterized by a decrease in precipitation over a lengthy period, such as a season or a year, and can…