Overall Green alert Drought for Central USA-2021
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 12 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA-2021
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Jun 2022
Duration: 352 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 816829 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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NOAA declares El Nino conditions are present, expected to strengthen2023-06-08T22:24+0200.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has declared the arrival of El Nino, a climate phenomenon that brings warmer sea temperatures near the equator. According to NOAA , El Nino, which occurs every two to seven years on

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (37), WMO (1), INFORM (2),