Drought in California Likely to Cause $2.2 Million Loss to Agricultural Industry

September 3, 2014 11:37 AM

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Drought in California Likely to Cause $2.2 Million Loss to Agricultural Industry

It is for the third year that California is facing worst drought that has impacted in the state in past century. Drought gave rise to various life-threatening events like violent wildlife fires, water shortage and has already caused heavy losses to the agriculture sector. Sources reported that the drought is most likely to cause losses of $2.2 billion for the agricultural industry.

Park Williams, bioclimatologist and a professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University in New York, said that drought in California is a matter to worry as most of the areas in western USA have been facing drought for the past 15 years. He said this situation had occurred pre...

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