1 The drought is worst in the central African states.
2 The area was constantly hit by drought.
3 The water was turned off for several hours each day during the drought.
4 A fifth year of drought is expected to have dramatic effects on the California economy.
5 The lakes and wells all dried up during the drought.
6 It has been the worst drought in the country's history.
7 If the climate gets drier, then the logical conclusion is that even more drought will occur.
8 Severe drought has afflicted the region.
9 The south of the country was worst affected by the drought.
10 Whole communities starved to death during the long drought.
11 The fires have taken hold because of drought and an infestation of bark beetle, which has left millions of dead trees.
12 We need management strategies to maximize the water productivity under drought and deficient water supply conditions.
13 The long drought would famish many people in this area.
14 The recent drought in the Middle Atlantic states has emphasized the need for extensive research in ways of making sea water potable.
15 Skies once crowded with storks and herons were empty; drought had pushed farmers to abandon their crops, and dust storms, once rare, choked the air.