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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 18 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013868
Name: Uruguay-Paraguay-South Brazil-2019
Glide number: DR-2020-000031-ARG
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
Start Date: End of Dec 2019
Duration: 207 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 476184 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Conditions ripe for active Atlantic hurricane season, Amazon firesSun, 12 Jul 2020 15:42:00 +0200.

Warmer than average sea surface temperatures in the tropical North Atlantic Ocean so far in 2020 have set the stage for an active hurricane season and elevated the risk of fires in the southern Amazon, according to scientists at NASA and th
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NASA Finds Conditions Ripe for Active Amazon Fire, Atlantic Hurricane ... Fri, 10 Jul 2020 14:18:00 +0200.

Warmer than average sea surface temperatures in the tropical North Atlantic Ocean so far in 2020 have set the stage for an active hurricane season and elevated the risk of fires in the southern Amazon, according to scientists at NASA and th
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Socios estratégicos de los productoresSat, 20 Jun 2020 00:21:00 +0200.

El SAOCOM (Satélite Argentino de Observación Con Microondas) es un sistema de dos satélites de observación terrestre que están siendo desarrollados por la agencia espacial de Argentina, CONAE. Estarán equipados con un radar de apertura sint
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México sufrirá intensas sequías, alerta FAOThu, 18 Jun 2020 20:36:00 +0200.

Todos los escenarios climáticos en el mundo indican que las sequías se van a intensificar, serán más frecuentes, más severas y se extenderán en el territorio, afirmó la representante en México de la Lina Pohl. En el contexto del Día Mundia
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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),