Overall Orange alert Drought for Uruguay-South Brazil-2019
in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 17 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013868
Name: Uruguay-South Brazil-2019
Glide number: DR-2020-000031-ARG
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
Start Date: End of Dec 2019
Duration: 164 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1045260 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),