Overall Orange alert Drought for Cape Province (South Africa)-2020
in South Africa

Event summary

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

Name: Cape Province (South Africa)-2020
Countries: South Africa
Start Date: End of Mar 2020
Duration: 116 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 51722 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 04 Jun 2020 13:07 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 59642 km2 GDO
2 1.25 12 Jun 2020 17:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 122157 km2 GDO
3 1.25 22 Jun 2020 10:57 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 132463 km2 GDO
4 1.25 14 Jul 2020 12:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 51722 km2 GDO

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