Overall Orange alert Drought for Australia-2019
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 1 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013281
Name: Australia-2019
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 171 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 713708 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Indian Ocean Dipole: What is it and why is it linked to floods and bus ... Sat, 07 Dec 2019 02:08:00 +0100.

Image copyright Getty Images. Flooding and landslides in East Africa have killed dozens of people and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes. Meanwhile, thousands of miles away in Australia, a period of hot, dry weather has led to a
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Clima: il 2019 chiuse un decennio di eccezionali ondate di calore e di ... Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:49:00 +0100.

Il monito. “Se non prendiamo azioni urgenti sul clima – spiega Petteri Taalas, segretario generale della WMO – arriveremo alla fine del secolo a un incremento delle temperature superiore ai 3 gradi C. Anche nel 2019 l’impatto del cambiament
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Extreme weather is the ‘new normal’ (among other depressing climate pr ... Fri, 06 Dec 2019 18:10:00 +0100.

At the same time, climate change is also affecting the ecosystems in the mountains and their biodiversity. This is leading to a reduction of biodiversity hotspots and a growing number of species that go extinct every year. Indigenous and lo
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WWF: Il 2019 è stato un anno di fuoco per le foreste nel mondoFri, 06 Dec 2019 11:38:00 +0100.

L’anno che sta per concludersi ha visto bruciare circa 12 milioni di ettari in Amazzonia, 27 mila ettari del Bacino del Congo, oltre 8 milioni nell’Artico, 328mila ettari tra foreste e altri habitat in Indonesia. In questo momento anche l’A
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