Overall Green alert Drought for Southern Chad - Central African Rep.-2018
in Central African Republic, Chad

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

Name: Southern Chad - Central African Rep.-2018
Countries: Central African Republic, Chad
Start Date: End of Aug 2018
Duration: 116 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 85265 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 64 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Meteo pessimo da mesi in Sardegna. L'Isola sembra l'Irlanda
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:14:00 +0100.

Le condizioni meteo in Sardegna sono di nuovo pessime, piove tira vento, ci sono temporali. C'è una situazione meteo che osserviamo da mesi anche in altre regioni del Centro Sud Italia e la Sicilia. Il tempo è più sovente, rispetto alla med
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Stormy weather expected Friday
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 23:14:00 +0100.

Wind and rain and possible isolated flooding are in the forecast. The National Weather Service in Jacksonville says there could be severe weather across North Central Florida on Friday. Meteorologist Jason Hess said Alachua County could rec
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The Eric Factor: Too much rain is almost as bad as drought
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:08:00 +0100.

When we think of drought, our immediate thought is of cracked, dry land and wildfire. However, many of us think the antidote to drought is a surplus of rain. But too much rain can be an equally bad thing. In the Quad Cities, if we didn't ge
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Stormy weather expected on Friday
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:44:00 +0100.

Wind and rain and possible isolated flooding are in the forecast. The National Weather Service in Jacksonville says there could be severe weather across North Central Florida on Friday. Meteorologist Jason Hess said that Alachua County coul
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (24), WMO (1), INFORM (2),