Drought Hazard Assessment and Mapping in Upper Seonath Sub-Basin Using GIS
Drought is a natural anomaly experienced when circulation pattern get blocked in one phase, or push outside their normal residence time of variation. The assessment of drought impact on agricultural land in Upper Seonath sub-basin is essential for making mitigation plan to reduce the impact of drought. The study has been conducted in Upper Seonath sub basin of Chhattisgarh State, having total geo-graphical area of 7292 sq.km out of which 62.16% is occupied by agricultural land. Agricultural droughts can occur due to number of reasons, including low precipitation, the timing of water availability or decreased access to water supplies.