Thursday, September 7, 2017

"flash drought"

The Caribbean may be in all but death throes as hurricanes racket around like pinballs, but in Montana, North Dakota and environs, a no-fooling-around drought has descended like the funnel of a tornado.
... [O]ne of the country’s most important wheat growing regions is in the grips of a crippling drought that came on with hardly any warning and, experts say, is without precedent.

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