Predicting drought in India

Rainfall deviation in India

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This visualization illustrates how much monthly rainfall in India has deviated from the long term average (map reflects January 1966).

In this project, I tested the hypothesis: since climate change entails more extreme temperatures and more extreme weather events such as drought, can temperature data predict drought one year ahead? I also built an animated visualization illustrating droughts and floods in India from 1930 to 2000.

Languages: Python, d3 (JavaScript, HTML, CSS), SQL
Data storage: PostgreSQL
Libraries: sklearn, statsmodels, pandas, numpy, matplotlib, seaborn
Methods: Classification, time series analysis, visualization

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