Overall Green alert Drought for Yellow Sea-2019
in China, North Korea, South Korea

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013224
Name: Yellow Sea-2019
Countries: China, North Korea, South Korea
Start Date: End of May 2019
Duration: 110 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 107809 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 deadSun, 22 Sep 2019 05:15:00 +0200.

East of Houston in Jefferson County, which got hit by more than 40 inches of rain, officials also began taking stock of their damage. They also announced the death of Malcolm Foster, a 47-year-old Beaumont resident whose body was found insi
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Permalink to Apocalyptic climate events: Is this the future we are pro ... Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:37:00 +0200.

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Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves four dead Septem ... Sat, 21 Sep 2019 04:43:00 +0200.

Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by flood waters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have been linked
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (30), WMO (1), INFORM (2),