Overall Green alert Drought for Black Sea, Volga Basin and Caucasus-2020
in Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 7 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014130
Name: Black Sea, Volga Basin and Caucasus-2020
Countries: Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine
Start Date: End of May 2020
Duration: 251 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 914974 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),