Overall Orange alert Drought for Australia-2019
in Australia

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: Australia-2019
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 172 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 713708 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.5 01 Aug 2019 10:47 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 180781 km2 GDO
2 0.5 13 Aug 2019 12:07 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 361403 km2 GDO
3 0.5 26 Aug 2019 13:37 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 383299 km2 GDO
4 0.75 08 Sep 2019 10:47 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 382867 km2 GDO
5 1 10 Sep 2019 14:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 509144 km2 GDO
6 1 25 Sep 2019 16:17 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 608467 km2 GDO
7 1 03 Oct 2019 13:57 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 638631 km2 GDO
8 1 22 Oct 2019 08:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 723542 km2 GDO
9 1 24 Oct 2019 13:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 723542 km2 GDO
10 1 06 Nov 2019 16:17 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 638429 km2 GDO
11 1 13 Nov 2019 10:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 711320 km2 GDO
12 1 20 Nov 2019 11:17 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 755365 km2 GDO
13 1 10 Dec 2019 08:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 713708 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Australia


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Low Australian Capital Territory Australia
- Medium New South Wales Australia
- Medium Queensland Australia
- Medium South Australia Australia
- Medium Victoria Australia

More information

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