Overall Green alert Drought for Turkey, Greece, Syria, Lebanon-2020
in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Greece, Iran, Lebanon, The Republic of North Macedonia, Syria, Turkey

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014392
Name: Turkey, Greece, Syria, Lebanon-2020
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Greece, Iran, Lebanon, The Republic of North Macedonia, Syria, Turkey
Start Date: End of Aug 2020
Duration: 148 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 403938 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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