10 Of The Most Horrible Droughts Ever Recorded



1829 Major Drought in Western Australia

The 1829 Major Drought in Western Australia was considered so extreme that it ended up destroying every piece of agriculture within the area, forcing those who settled there to leave the area for water and new pastures.

Horn of Africa Famine

The Horn of Africa Famine experienced the most deadly drought in the year 1888. It was caused by a significant lack of rainfall during the season. Over one million lost their lives throughout Ethiopia, Sudan, and Somalia.