Overall Green alert Drought for Black Sea, Volga Basin and Caucasus-2020
in Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Ukraine

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014130
Name: Black Sea, Volga Basin and Caucasus-2020
Countries: Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Ukraine
Start Date: End of May 2020
Duration: 193 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 1350675 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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 77 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Climate shift threatens Massachusetts cranberriesSun, 22 Nov 2020 11:56:00 +0100.

EAST TAUNTON, Mass. -- Billy McCaffrey trawled his hands through the cold, clear water, creating a small wake in the calm. Below the surface, the flooded vines of the cranberry bog looked like a Christmas tree garlanded with shining red bul
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Climate change is complicating a Thanksgiving staple: CranberriesFri, 20 Nov 2020 18:49:00 +0100.

EAST TAUNTON, Mass. — Billy McCaffrey trawled his hands through the cold, clear water, creating a small wake in the calm. Below the surface, the flooded vines of the cranberry bog looked like a Christmas tree garlanded with shining red bulb
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Se sudavano i ghiacciaiThu, 05 Nov 2020 12:00:00 +0100.

on Unsplash Un nuovo record assoluto di caldo è stato registrato all’inizio del mese di luglio 2020, ma immersi come eravamo nelle prime vacanze libere da quarantene e terrori da virus, quando non addirittura colpiti negli affetti più cari
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Halloween: dalla pioggia di iguane agli incendi zombie, gli eventi met ... Sat, 31 Oct 2020 00:21:00 +0100.

Nel 2020, eventi meteo record sono finiti sulle prime pagine dei giornali di tutto il mondo. Ad alcuni sono stati dati nomi “spaventosi” che i più appassionati di Halloween collegheranno certamente alla tradizione. Sono stati tanti gli even
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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