Overall Green alert Drought for Colorado-Kansas-Texas (USA)-2021
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Colorado-Kansas-Texas (USA)-2021
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Jul 2021
Duration: 191 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 119124 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),