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- Sharma, K.D.; Vangani, N.S.
- Hydrological sciences journal 1982 v.27 no.3 pp. 385-397
- deserts; India
- ... A well marked low pressure monsoon depression caused unprecedented heavy rainfall of five days duration (15–19 July 1979) in the Luni basin in the India arid zone. It caused the worst flash flood in living memory. Saturated antecedent soil moisture conditions, thin soil cover underlain by bed rock or hardpan, a larger area of exposed rocks in the basin and failure of the earthen reservoirs further ...