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Virtually, Egypt a rainless country, depends for its existence entirely on the Nile, the second longest river in the world.
On the fringes of this ITCZ activity, Sitrusdal led the Rainy Spell parade with 18 consecutive days of rain in February and only 2 rainless days in that month.
His question to the government is "Why can't dry, rainless areas like Latur be chosen for development of SEZs rather than fertile land?
Haideri's school-age daughter sat near him washing clothes in a rivulet of water only inches deep, under an overcast but rainless sky.
Love-of-Family wondered briefly if these women had been sent to make fun of their village and the rainless sky.
But with the approaching rainless months the pressure is on to find a peaceable way for the Misseriya to bring their cattle into South Sudan's water-fed pastures as they have for generations.
It was an October chamsin, an unusual time of hot desert wind and rainless days.
Just as rain brings healing to the parched land of Yucatan after the rainless dry season, so the ritual feeding of Chaak using a combination of three healing constituents (indigo, palygorskite and copal incense) brought the rain god into the presence of the congregants by the creation of Maya Blue because he had been properly fed.
But all Angelenos knew that quirky weather - such as a rainless January - wouldn't be far off.
Collections were also concentrated from September through March because the rainless, summer Mediterranean climate desiccates leaf litter sufficiently that collecting is often fruitless.
But long rainless periods before and after the hurricanes are taking their toll on agriculture.