Overall Green alert Drought for North Mexico-2019
in Mexico, United States

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013352
Name: North Mexico-2019
Countries: Mexico, United States
Start Date: End of Apr 2019
Duration: 140 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 172474 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 157 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 0

Justin Thulin: The climate change clock is tickingSun, 22 Sep 2019 20:21:00 +0200.

Climate change is an insidious and complex problem with serious long-term global existential ramifications. Our national leaders have either been unwilling to tackle it or willfully ignoring it. Interestingly, physicians daily see the indiv
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Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 deadSun, 22 Sep 2019 05:15:00 +0200.

East of Houston in Jefferson County, which got hit by more than 40 inches of rain, officials also began taking stock of their damage. They also announced the death of Malcolm Foster, a 47-year-old Beaumont resident whose body was found insi
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Permalink to Apocalyptic climate events: Is this the future we are pro ... Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:37:00 +0200.

A question we often ask our children, encouraging them to dream big and aspire towards anything they set their heart on. But let’s take a moment to evaluate the world that we pass on to them. The concentration of greenhouse gases in our atm
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Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves four dead Septem ... Sat, 21 Sep 2019 04:43:00 +0200.

Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by flood waters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have been linked
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (30), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),