Overall Green alert Drought for Western Australia-2020
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 8 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013971
Name: Western Australia-2020
Countries: Australia
Start Date: Middle of Mar 2020
Duration: 268 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 93955 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),