Overall Green alert Drought for North-West Australia-2024
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016955
Name: North-West Australia-2024
Countries: Australia
Start Date: Middle of Jan 2024
Duration: 136 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 160820 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 509 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 1

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