Overall Green alert Drought for Western Australia-2020
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 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: 192 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 64353 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Rainfall outlook for the summer seasonFri, 18 Sep 2020 12:27:00 +0200.

During a webinar hosted by Agricultural Writers SA, Gariep branch, Johan van den Berg, an independent weather expert and climatologist, took a closer look at expected rainfall patterns for the […] The post Rainfall outlook for the summer se
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Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver clima ... Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:10:00 +0200.

POCONÉ, Brazil (Reuters) – A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides a
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Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver clima ... Thu, 17 Sep 2020 12:13:00 +0200.

September 17, 2020. By Jake Spring. POCONÉ, Brazil (Reuters) – A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterina
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Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver clima ... Thu, 17 Sep 2020 12:12:00 +0200.

A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy dirt road known as the Trans-Pantanal Highway in pickup trucks, looking to save what injured animals they could. Jaguars were wandering the black
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), WMO (1), INFORM (2),