Overall Orange alert Drought for Sumatra and Southern Malay Peninsula-2019
in Indonesia, Malaysia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013395
Name: Sumatra and Southern Malay Peninsula-2019
Glide number: DR-2019-000130-IDN
Countries: Indonesia, Malaysia
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 168 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 226191 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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WMO: 2019 concludes a decade of exceptional global heat and high-impac ... Wed, 04 Dec 2019 16:02:00 +0100.

Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit a record level of 407.8 parts per million in 2018 and continued to rise in 2019. CO 2 lasts in the atmosphere for centuries and the ocean for even longer, thus locking in climate change
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (30), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),