Overall Orange alert Drought for China-2022
in China, Myanmar

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1015826
Name: China-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000300-CHN
Countries: China, Myanmar
Start Date: End of Jun 2022
Duration: 108 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1995837 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Climate change made the 2022 summer droughts more likely…2022-10-07T20:43+0200.

The 2022 Northern Hemisphere summer was one of the hottest ever recorded in Europe with over 24,000 heat-related fatalities, and brought intense heatwaves to parts of China and North America. It was also very dry, and the resulting drought
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7-Oct-2022 Climate change made the 2022 summer droughts more likely ET ... 2022-10-07T15:29+0200.

The 2022 Northern Hemisphere summer was one of the hottest ever recorded in Europe with over 24,000 heat-related fatalities, and brought intense heatwaves to parts of China and North America. It was also very dry, and the resulting drought
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global water crisis2022-10-07T00:06+0200.

Muhammad Salem Al Ali. October 07 2022. A recent study indicates, according to publications of the World Economic Forum, that natural disasters related to water, such as storms, floods, droughts and a lack of rain, could cost the global gro
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Climate change made 2022 drought 'at least 20 times likelier'2022-10-06T19:47+0200.

PARIS: Human-caused climate change made this summer's drought across the Northern Hemisphere at least 20 times more likely, according to a rapid analysis that warns such extreme dry periods will become increasingly common with global heatin
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),