Overall Orange alert Drought for Chile-2019
in Argentina, Chile

Event summary

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

Name: Chile-2019
Countries: Argentina, Chile
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 86 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 96402 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.25 13 Aug 2019 12:07 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 85739 km2 GDO
2 1.25 26 Aug 2019 13:37 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 95829 km2 GDO
3 1.25 15 Sep 2019 01:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 96402 km2 GDO

Affected Countries


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium La Rioja Argentina
- Medium Mendoza Argentina
- Medium San Juan Argentina
- Medium Atacama Chile
- Medium Coquimbo Chile
- Medium Libertador Gral. Bernardo O'Higgins Chile
- Medium Maule Chile
- Medium Metropolitana Chile
- Medium Valparaiso Chile

More information

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