2013 drought in Maharashtra

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The 2013 drought in Maharashtra in India came about after the region received lower rainfall during the monsoon season June to September 2012. It is considered as the region's worst drought in 40 years. The worst-hit areas in Maharashtra are Solapur, Ahmednagar, Sangli, Pune, Satara, Beed and Nashik. Residents of Latur, Osmanabad, Nanded, Aurangabad, Jalna, Jalgaon and Dhule districts are also affected by this famine.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Maharashtra reels under worst drought in 40 years". The Economic Times. 14 March 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Maharashtra faces drought as opposition alleges mismanagement". live mint. 16 January 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2013.