Overall Green alert Drought for Texas (USA), North-East Mexico-2021
in Mexico, United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 9 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Texas (USA), North-East Mexico-2021
Countries: Mexico, United States
Start Date: End of Jul 2021
Duration: 302 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 201555 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

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Wildfire prompts evacuations as dry conditions raise risk in West Texa ... 2022-05-20T02:11+0200.

May 19 (UPI) -- Large wildfires have ripped through parts of West Texas since Tuesday, prompting and in southern Taylor County. The Mesquite Heat Fire near Buffalo Gap, about 17 miles southwest of Abilene, spread to nearly 10,000 acres in T
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MIL-OSI USA: Stansbury, Heinrich, Luján, Owens, Lee, Lawmakers Introdu ... 2022-05-19T20:57+0200.

WASHINGTON— As the worst drought in 1,200 years grips communities across the West and wildfires continue to burn across the state of New Mexico, U.S. Representative Melanie Stansbury (N.M.-01) announced a bipartisan, bicameral legislative p
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Loop Current forecasts devastating Atlantic hurricane season2022-05-18T21:21+0200.

Scientists surveying ocean heat content are warning that this year’s Atlantic hurricane season could be particularly intense. With hurricane season slated to begin on June 1, the all-important Loop Current — a current of warm tropical water
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Corriente cálida en el Golfo de México puede convertir tormentas tropi ... 2022-05-18T15:44+0200.

Malas noticias para la temporada de huracanes de 2022: The Loop Current, un alimentador de tormentas monstruosas, se parece mucho a lo que fue en 2005, el año de Katrina. La temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico comienza el 1 de junio y el
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (35), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),