Drought hit Venezuela waits on rain,
Guri, Venezuela and Andrew Cawthorne
Drought has turned parts of the area behind Venezuela's Guri dam, one of the world's biggest, into a desert, but the government is optimistic of rain within weeks to drive the vast installation that provides the...
Ten Civilizations or Nations That Collapsed From Drought
By: Jeff Masters , 3:15 PM GMT on March 21, 2016
Drought is the great enemy of human civilization. Drought deprives us of the two things necessary to sustain life--food and water. When the rains stop and the soil dries up, cities die and...
Dry spell ate away at snowpack of drought-ridden California
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and RICH PEDRONCELLI, Associated Press 2 hrs ago
ECHO SUMMIT, Calif. — An unwelcome three-week winter dry spell left the California snowpack at just 83 percent of average, a setback for...