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Based on the grid map of WYC, annual precipitation, number of rainstorm days, number of rainless days, and NDVI in the Huang-Huai-Hai River Basin, this study used the linear regression method to analyse the trends of the above data:
BEIRUT: The nearly rainless months of January and February have hit Lebanese farmers hard, and if the drought persists, experts warn it could further dry up groundwater wells and reservoirs increasing the water deficit for both household and agricultural use.
"We are expecting the weather to be somewhat cloudy but hopeful of a rainless day," Chandigarh's Meteorological Department Director, Surinder Paul said.
The efficiency of dust-reducing materials worsens when it rains as they are washed away, except bitumen emulsions, therefore, it is important to be aware of the effect of the duration of rainless days on gravel road dustiness.
As will be shown late probability of radio links generally depends from multipath effect because it assert in rainless time when no another radio wave propagation limiting factors.
Another concern this weekend is dry ground after recent warm, rainless weather, which can help spread brush fires, Northbridge Fire Chief Gary Nestor said.
After Tuesday's No5 Chambers v Sanctuary Housing contest was rained off, a mainly rainless day saw Wednesday's Bigwood encounter with Mills & Reeve scheduled to take place at Britannic Park, Moseley.
In one study, uncut native forest would generally not burn after less than 30 rainless days, but selectively logged forest would burn after just six to eight days without rain.
"The huge volume of rain that fell in Jeddah after a long spell of rainless years could be indicative of the phenomenon of climate change coming to the Kingdom," he said.
Roy planted chives and sedum on his as they retain moisture in their succulent leaves taking them through long rainless periods.
His question to the government is "Why can't dry, rainless areas like Latur be chosen for development of SEZs rather than fertile land?"
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.