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Kumar, V., Jain, S.K. and Singh, Y. (2010) Analysis of Long-Term Rainfall Trends in India. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 55, 484-496.
https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2010.481373

has been cited by the following article:

  • TITLE: Trend Analysis of Rainfall in Ganga Basin, India during 1901-2000

    AUTHORS: Suman Bera

    KEYWORDS: Mann-Kendall Test, Sen’s Slope Estimator, Climate Change

    JOURNAL NAME: American Journal of Climate Change, Vol.6 No.1, March 13, 2017

    ABSTRACT: Shortage of water in the river in relation to rainfall change plays a pivotal role in water sharing like Ganga. In attempt to understand the rainfall changes, Mann-Kendall test and Sen’s slope estimation on hundred years’ (1901-2000) rainfall data of 236 districts in entire Ganga basin were run. Half of the districts showed a decreasing trend in annual rainfall in which 39 districts were statistically significant. During pre-monsoon (Jan.-May), 78% of the total districts showed the decreasing trend with the significance of 54 districts. A majority of the districts under the Kosi, Gandak and Sone sub-basins showed the significant negative trend in annual, pre-monsoon and post-monsoon season. So, there need some districts’ and sub-basins’ wise strategies to cope with the situation in the context of climate change.