Overall Green alert Drought for Balkans-2018
in Albania, Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Montenegro, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

Name: Balkans-2018
Countries: Albania, Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Montenegro, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine
Start Date: End of Sep 2018
Duration: 85 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 335487 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

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Il paradosso dei boschi mediterranei: sempre più estesi, sempre più a ...
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 19:34:00 +0100.

Tra il 2010 e il 2015 la superficie delle aree boschive mediterranee è cresciuta del 2%, con un aumento di 1,8 milioni di ettari - circa la dimensione di un paese come la Slovenia - afferma un nuovo rapporto FAO-Plan Bleu - Lo Stato delle f
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World faces 'impossible' task at post-Paris climate talks
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 22:04:00 +0100.

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2011 file photo, people carry baskets of coal scavenged illegally at an open-cast mine in the village of Bokapahari in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand. 2018 is expected to see another 2 percent increase in human
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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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