The study, published in the journal Water Resources Research, noted that the findings have important implications for water management and power production.
The study, which has been published in Science, was carried out by researchers at the Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS), IISc.
The study by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) said that the frequency, intensity, and unpredictability of these extreme events have also risen in recent decades
It may be recalled that except in 2018-19 and 2019-20, Andhra Pradesh could not draw the allocated share of 114 TMC since 2004-05.
Due to drought, the minister said about 7.91 lakh hectares of farm land hit in Rajasthan and Manipur in the current year.
Sanjay Lakhe Patil, a social activist, alleged that the state government's distribution of fodder camps for cattle in the drought-affected regions was not proper.
A month after the floods, Kalady residents are also worried about the quality of soil in agricultural lands.
Perennially drought-hit, Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh is an an area of absence, its people exiled to far places by a neverending dry spell.
While shops, hotels downed their shutters across the state, government buses were seen plying on the roads.
At least 10 people have been killed in the latest clashes in drought-hit Kenya between rural communities fighting over pasture to graze their animals, police said on Monday.
Demonetisation couldn't have come at a worse time for Ballari farmers. November is when they harvest the kharif crop and sow for rabi.