Dry Spell Is Here to Stay

Dry Spell Is Here to Stay
Dry Spell Is Here to Stay

Iran entered a period of dry spells 20 years ago and the long-term drought is expected to last at least for 10 more years, the head of Geological Survey and Mineral Exploration said.
“Under such critical conditions, pinning hope on short-lived wet years is nothing but wishful thinking,” Alireza Shahidi was also quoted as saying by IRNA.
Large volumes of underground water that were supposed to be consumed over the next century have already been used in the last four decades and the long-term effects of drought has already taken a heavy toll on water resources, he added.


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