Pick out the most effective pair of words from the given pair of words make the sentences meaningfully complete.

Weather officials have __ below-normal rains this year. If the predictions come true, farm output could __ as most of Indias farmlands depend on rainwater for irrigation.

A. forecasted-shrank

B. forecast-shrank

C. forecast-shrink

D. predicted-expand

Please do not use chat terms. Example: avoid using "grt" instead of "great".