Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Asia and Urals-2020
in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 11 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014473
Name: Central Asia and Urals-2020
Countries: Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 336 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1429255 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Analytical report

31/May/2021 11:39 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Daily Maps:

07/Jun/2021 06:01 UTC

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