Overall Orange alert Drought for Urals - Kazakhstan-2021
in Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014881
Name: Urals - Kazakhstan-2021
Glide number: DR-2021-000085-KAZ
Countries: Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Apr 2021
Duration: 87 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 979473 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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