Overall Green alert Drought for Spain-2022
in Spain

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015708
Name: Spain-2022
Countries: Spain
Start Date: End of Apr 2022
Duration: 114 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 27959 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Spain Firefighters Battle To Control Huge Valencia Wildfire2022-08-16T12:51+0200.

Some 300 firefighters spent a difficult night battling a huge wildfire in southeastern Spain that has burnt through nearly 10,000 hectares in an area notoriously difficult to access, officials said Tuesday. The fire began when lightning hit
16/08/2022 Spain firefighters battle to control huge Valencia wildfire2022-08-16T12:48+0200.

The fire began when lightning hit the Vall de Ebo area in the province of Alicante late Saturday and it has since spread rapidly, fuelled by strong winds, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,000 people, Valencia's regional government said
Spain fights fierce fire fanned by winds2022-08-16T12:46+0200.

Firefighters were battling strong winds Monday as a huge forest fire burnt out of control in southeastern Spain while another blaze in the north was stabilised, officials said Saturday. Both fires broke out late Saturday, with more than 350
Named the cause of extreme droughts in Europe: and it's not...2022-08-16T09:07+0200.

Share send to Telegram; share on Facebook; tweet; send to Viber; Whatsapp; send to Messenger. One of the reasons for hot and dry summers is over the Atlantic Ocean. Heat and drought – these phenomena are now one of the main threats to the e

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04/Aug/2022 07:49 UTC

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