Overall Green alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 9 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012806
Name: Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 675 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 244457 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 557 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

Thailand Post to upcycle parcel boxes into furniture for Border Patrol ... Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:08:00 +0200.

at Khao Yai National Park was boxed up in a parcel and sent back to the campers. Thailand’s Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa says he will blacklist certain tourists from national parks if they litter or cause damage to protected are
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Storm heading towards Vietnam’s central region, expected to hit land o ... Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0200.

According to Mai Van Khiem, director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, the storm would directly affect central provinces, especially Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue and Da Nang with wind speeds of 90-100 km
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PM urges response efforts as tropical storm heading towards central re ... Wed, 16 Sep 2020 17:16:00 +0200.

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 16 issued a notice, asking relevant ministries, agencies and localities to keep a close eye on the development of Storm Noul and put forth specific tasks. People’s Committees of cit
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Mekong countries welcome water sharing, construction assistance under ... Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:17:00 +0200.

The enforcement vessel from China, which is participating in the 88th joint patrol on the Mekong River led by China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand, pulls out Guanlei Port in Southwest China's Yunnan Province, November 19, 2019. Photo: Xinhua A
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Analytical report

18/Mar/2020 17:00 UTC

Analytical report

09/Jul/2019 11:27 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), WMO (1), INFORM (2),