Overall Green alert Drought for Central China-2018
in China

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

Name: Central China-2018
Countries: China
Start Date: End of Jul 2018
Duration: 127 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 133152 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 57 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Birra sarà sempre meno e prezzi sempre più alti. Solo per ricchi. I mo ...
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:22:00 +0100.

In qualche modo è come la storia del cane che cerca di mordersi la coda perché la siccità mette in discussione la produzione di orzo e dunque di birra e la penuria di birra renderà più difficile la lotta al caldo per la siccità. Ma secondo
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El deshielo en China es una llamada de atención para todos
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 20:04:00 +0100.

El deshielo de glaciares en los principales sitios del oeste de China se está acelerando rápidamente, indicó Greenpeace recientemente, lo que provocó la evacuación de miles de personas en los últimos meses y subraya la vulnerabilidad al cam
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World faces 'impossible' task at post-Paris climate talks
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:37:00 +0100.

In this Nov. 20, 2018 photo workers decorate the venue of the global climate summit that will be held at the site of the closed 'Katowice' coal mine in the city of Katowice, southern Poland, where - three years after sealing a landmark glob
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World faces 'impossible' task at post-Paris climate talks
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:56:00 +0100.

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018 file photo rescuers dig on the site where victims were believed to have been buried by a landslide after Typhoon Mangkhut barreled across Itogon, Benguet province, northern Philippines. Forest fires from Califo
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (24), WMO (1), INFORM (2),