Overall Green alert Drought for Yellow Sea-2019
in China, North Korea, South Korea

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013224
Name: Yellow Sea-2019
Countries: China, North Korea, South Korea
Start Date: End of May 2019
Duration: 117 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 107809 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Eight months’ drought hits over 782,000 in North and EastFri, 13 Sep 2019 22:31:00 +0200.

Even as the Meteorological Department warned yesterday of more heavy rain and possible floods in southern parts of the island, the Disaster Management Centre drew attention to the continuing months-long drought prevailing in much of the Nor
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Atmosphere, Vol. 10, Pages 542: Spatiotemporal Variations of Meteorolo ... Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:37:00 +0200.

Drought is one of the most common natural disasters on a global scale and has a wide range of socioeconomic impacts. In this study, we analyzed the spatiotemporal variations of meteorological drought in a typical agricultural province of Ch
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'Our land is no use any more': India's struggle to save its farmsThu, 12 Sep 2019 15:33:00 +0200.

Gurugram, India - The modern highway leading from Gurugram, a technology and business hub south of the Indian capital New Delhi, cuts through swaths of empty lots - land that once contained fertile green fields, but which is now mostly barr
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'Our land is no use any more': India's struggle to save its farmsThu, 12 Sep 2019 14:44:00 +0200.

Gurugram, India - The modern highway leading from Gurugram, a technology and business hub south of the Indian capital New Delhi, cuts through swaths of empty lots - land that once contained fertile green fields, but which is now mostly barr
...(more)

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