Overall Green alert Drought for North-East India-2023
in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1016287
Name: North-East India-2023
Countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal
Start Date: End of Mar 2023
Duration: 190 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 167880 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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— Al Jazeera. CLIMATE justice. Environmental justice. Economic justice. Spatial justice. All these terms ring hollow in the face of the continuing domination of the rich and powerful over the vulnerable. One of the many ways in which that d
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as well as minimum and maximum temperatures. Fewer precipitation indicators showed significant changes than temperature indices, which did so over most of the region. The increase in SDII, R95P, R99P, and R20mm and a decrease in CDD indicat
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Punyma, a 17-year-old girl living near the town of Natore, Bangladesh, in a field behind her house. The girl narrowly missed being married off at the age of 13. Near Natore, Natore district, Bangladesh, June 6, 2023. ROBIN TUTENGES / HANS L

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),