Overall Green alert Drought for Central Brazil-2019
in Bolivia, Brazil

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 16 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013868
Name: Central Brazil-2019
Countries: Bolivia, Brazil
Start Date: End of Dec 2019
Duration: 488 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 259037 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),