Drought

The crops of maize, rice (Dhan), wheat, vegetables and orchards have been affected due to uncertain rain and climatic changes in the area. The drought has also damaged cash crops like tomato, carrot, Potato, cauliflower, and cabbage. These crops depend on water sources, which are fed by the monsoons. Moreover Low belt region and rain shadow area of changar region of district is prone to drought whenever there is lean monsoon/ winter rain season because agriculture depends for irrigation on the rain. Major damage in district was occurred in April 1994. Main area was Jawalamukhi and Dehra.

The Drought hazard in District