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Dharmapuri forgets some names for rain

Climate change impact in the form of erratic and more intense rainfall has impacted the dry land farms of Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu, but some farmers are adapting by growing millets

Every time it rains in Dharmapuri, M. Molagappan, a retired farmer, claims to know its’ name. The year is split into periods of 13.5 days, he says, and each period has a different name…Read More