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What is a flash drought? An earth scientist explains

Flash droughts are a major concern for farmers and water utilities companies. Image: Unsplash/maudcorrea

Antonia Hadjimichael

Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Penn State

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Satellite images show the development of a flash drought in the US
Satellite images show the development of a flash drought in the US. Image: NASA

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