Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Northern Europe-2018
in Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine,

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 14 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

Name: Central Northern Europe-2018
Countries: Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine,
Start Date: End of Jul 2017
Duration: 457 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1082644 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. Last 24 hours events are highlighted in yellow. Small earthquakes are shown as green boxes. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Exposed population

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Analytical report

01/Oct/2018 08:27 UTC

Analytical report

03/Sep/2018 08:52 UTC

Analytical report

01/Aug/2018 13:37 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (22), WMO (1), INFORM (2),