Observed changes in extreme wet and dry spells during the South Asian summer monsoon season

  title={Observed changes in extreme wet and dry spells during the South Asian summer monsoon season},
  author={Deepti Singh and Michael Tsiang and Bala Rajaratnam and Noah S. Diffenbaugh},
  journal={Nature Climate Change},
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