Overall Green alert Drought for Western Australia-2020
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013971
Name: Western Australia-2020
Countries: Australia
Start Date: Middle of Mar 2020
Duration: 234 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 94493 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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For global wetlands, intensifying droughts pose a ‘diabolical’ threatFri, 30 Oct 2020 15:20:00 +0100.

People seldom think of wet soil until they step in it, but the Earth’s soggy places quietly do the work of legions: holding together coasts, giving shelter to young fish, preventing floods, filtering water, storing carbon and providing a le
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Cartoline dall'inferno: benvenuti nel PiroceneFri, 30 Oct 2020 14:19:00 +0100.

Dall'Australia all'Amazonia, dal Continente americano alla Siberia, Il 2020 è stato l'ennesimo anno di incendi di estese dimensioni, alcuni dei quali hanno raggiunto una severità e un'intensità mai viste prima. Tanto che David Bowman, profe
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Naciones Unidas advierte regreso de La Niña: Podría acentuar sequía en ... Thu, 29 Oct 2020 19:55:00 +0100.

La Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM) , agencia especializada de las Naciones Unidas en la materia, informó este jueves sobre el regreso del fenómeno climático de La Niña , el cual se extenderá hasta el próximo año y traerá una serie
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Bye, Bye Mr. American pieWed, 28 Oct 2020 12:41:00 +0100.

Riprendiamo un articolo di Nicola Carella, pubblicato qualche giorno fa su intersezionale.com, che fa un'analisi generale sulla situazione politico-economica e sociale degli USA in vista delle imminenti elezioni presidenziali. C‘è stata una
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),