Overall Orange alert Drought for Eastern Australia-2019
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013281
Name: Eastern Australia-2019
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 218 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1041281 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Incendi in Australia, nuovo maxi rogo a Canberra: “Fiamme fuori contro ... Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:20:00 +0100.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (30), WMO (1), INFORM (2),