Overall Orange alert Drought for Mexico-USA-2020
in Mexico, United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014182
Name: Mexico-USA-2020
Countries: Mexico, United States
Start Date: Begin of Jun 2020
Duration: 110 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 215259 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 151 | About casualties: 33 | Last hour: 0

VIVILLADAS: El cambio climático… la realidadFri, 18 Sep 2020 16:27:00 +0200.

Entendemos que el cambio climático trae de cabeza al mundo entero, en esta categoría entra por supuesto México, nuestro país. Ha sido notable que, por ejemplo, en varios municipios de Michoacán estén existiendo torrenciales aguaceros, provo
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Impedire il degrado dei suoli può prevenire e gestire le guerre e prot ... Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:56:00 +0200.

Intervenendo a un briefing virtuale humanitarian impact of continued degradation, peace and security, il segretario esecutivo della United Nations convention to combat desertification (Unccd), Ibrahim Thiaw, ha ricordato al Consiglio di sic
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NACIONAL - Población:Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:16:00 +0200.

14:52, 2020-09-17. El presidente de México prometió el jueves pagar la deuda de agua del país con Estados Unidos, incluso si eso significa pedir a los agricultores de los estados mexicanos en la frontera norte que contribuyan. 17:01, 2020-
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Malin Moench: The climate has already changed, and it’s uglyThu, 17 Sep 2020 20:42:00 +0200.

Temperatures topped 120 degrees in Los Angeles County. Red flag warnings of extreme fire danger are posted from the Mexican to the Canadian border. Bay Area smoke has been so thick that San Franciscans have had to check their watches to tel
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),