Overall Green alert Drought for Europe-2020
in Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, France, Ireland, , Luxembourg, Netherlands,

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014038
Name: Europe-2020
Countries: Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, France, Ireland, , Luxembourg, Netherlands,
Start Date: End of Mar 2020
Duration: 115 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 343401 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

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Gains from rainsMon, 13 Jul 2020 21:37:00 +0200.

So far, India appears to be having a good run with the monsoon. As of the most recent data available from the India Meteorological Department (IMD), for this period. The month of June only accounts for about 17% of the monsoon rainfall span
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), WMO (1), INFORM (2),