Study of Hydrometeorology in a Hard Rock Terrain, Kadirischist Belt Area, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh

DOI: 10.4236/ojg.2012.24028   PDF   HTML     2,999 Downloads   5,148 Views  

Abstract

Hydrometeorological studies reveal that the study area comes under semi-arid zone with moderate drought conditions. The rainfall confirms that erratic nature of rainfall in the study area. The rainfall data for 14 years of the study area reveal that only three years had sufficient rainfall and rest of the 11 years are drought-prone to varying intensities. It is also observed that the area receives maximum amount of rainfall from south-west monsoon (June-December).

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Satya Sai Prasad, K. , Tirumala Ashok Kumar Reddy, P. and Balayerikala Reddy, N. (2012) Study of Hydrometeorology in a Hard Rock Terrain, Kadirischist Belt Area, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh. Open Journal of Geology, 2, 294-301. doi: 10.4236/ojg.2012.24028.

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References

[1] P. N. Bhargava, “Statistical Studies on the Behaviour of Rainfall in a Region in Relation to a Crop,” Indian Agricultural Research Station and Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, 1977.

  
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