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: 154 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 106038 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: 547 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 1

MIL-OSI Australia: Kempsey’s 56 new bridges secure a safer future for ... 2024-06-13T07:52+0200.

Source: Australian Ministers 1. More than half of the timber bridges in Kempsey Shire have been replaced by stronger, safer concrete bridges in a little under three years through an ambitious Council project supported by the NSW and Austral
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La fiducia degli agricoltori australiani cala dopo la mancanza di piog ... 2024-06-12T08:37+0200.

L'aumento dei costi degli input e il clima secco in alcune zone dell'Australia durante la stagione di semina delle colture invernali hanno ridotto i livelli di fiducia degli agricoltori, secondo un sondaggio trimestrale di Rabobank pubblica
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Intensifying Tropical Storms Threaten Seabirds, New Research Shows Tho ... 2024-06-11T12:37+0200.

More intense and frequent tropical cyclones and hurricanes are threatening some seabird populations more than previously thought, scientists said this week as they released a new study showing how a 2023 tropical cyclone wiped out 80 to 90
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Let's double down on resilience2024-06-10T03:29+0200.

This year has already seen a cascade of extreme weather events -- from devastating floods in Pakistan, to scorching heatwaves in the Sahel and West Africa -- leaving an indelible mark on many parts of the world. The increasing number of liv
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),