Overall Orange alert Drought for Eastern Australia-2019
in Australia

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: Eastern Australia-2019
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Dec 2018
Duration: 121 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 422906 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 1.25 10 Feb 2019 10:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 230608 km2 GDO
2 1.25 16 Feb 2019 15:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 230608 km2 GDO
3 1.25 08 Mar 2019 16:17 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 307362 km2 GDO
4 1.5 15 Mar 2019 17:17 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 320459 km2 GDO
5 1.5 17 Mar 2019 14:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 479654 km2 GDO
6 1.5 31 Mar 2019 12:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 578407 km2 GDO
7 1.25 05 Apr 2019 09:27 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 468541 km2 GDO
8 1.25 21 Apr 2019 04:07 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 422906 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Australia


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium New South Wales Australia
- Medium Queensland Australia

More information

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