Application of SPI, EDI and PNPI using MSWEP precipitation data over Marathwada, India

  title={Application of SPI, EDI and PNPI using MSWEP precipitation data over Marathwada, India},
  author={Sabyasachi Swain and Pratiman Patel and Saswata Nandi},
  journal={2017 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)},
Drought is a natural hazard with severe socio-economic consequences. For agro-based country like India, this may further deteriorate the circumstances, thereby urging for precise quantification. This paper is about the application of meteorological drought indices namely Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI), Effective Drought Index (EDI) and Percent Normal Precipitation Index (PNPI) over Marathwada division, Maharashtra, India. The 3-hourly (0.25° × 0.25°) gridded rainfall data is collected… 

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