Overall Orange alert Drought for Australia-2019
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013281
Name: Australia-2019
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 168 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 713708 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Incendi, un 2019 di fuoco per le foreste. "Amazzonia verso il punt ... Fri, 06 Dec 2019 04:20:00 +0100.

Roma 5 dicembre 2019 - Nel 2019 sono bruciati circa 12 milioni di ettari di foreste in Amazzonia, 27mila ettari nel Bacino del Congo, oltre 8 milioni nell'Artico, 328mila ettari tra foreste e altri habitat in Indonesi a. E in questo momento
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El año 2019 cierra una década de calentamiento global sin precedentesThu, 05 Dec 2019 22:57:00 +0100.

“Estamos a 1,1 ºC por encima de los niveles predindustriales. Los últimos 5 años han sido los más cálidos de la historia”, ha declarado Petteri Taalas, secretario general de la Organización Meteorológica Mundial, durante la presentación del
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Incendi, un 2019 di fuoco per le foreste. "Amazzonia verso il punto de ... Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:29:00 +0100.

© SE Poligrafici(wc)|ANSA|862317e7a96034ad7fd794341c25159e. Roma 5 dicembre 2019 - Nel 2019 sono bruciati circa 12 milioni di ettari di foreste in Amazzonia, 27mila ettari nel Bacino del Congo, oltre 8 milioni nell'Artico, 328mila ettari tr
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Past decade of ‘exceptional heat’ likely to be hottest on record: Repo ... Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:32:00 +0100.

A firefighter on property protection watches the progress of bushfires in Old Bar, New South Wales, Australia November 9, 2019. AAP Image/Shane Chalker/via REUTERS. The decade 2010-2019 is likely to go down as the warmest on record due to e
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (30), WMO (1), INFORM (2),