Overall Orange alert Drought for India-2018
in China, India, Myanmar, Nepal

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: India-2018
Countries: China, India, Myanmar, Nepal
Start Date: End of Jun 2018
Duration: 243 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 95942 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 1.25 14 Oct 2018 08:27 Low impact for agricultural drought in 35897 km2 GDO
2 1.25 14 Oct 2018 09:17 Low impact for agricultural drought in 35897 km2 GDO
3 1.25 19 Oct 2018 12:27 Low impact for agricultural drought in 35897 km2 GDO
4 1.25 28 Oct 2018 15:37 Low impact for agricultural drought in 97245 km2 GDO
5 1.25 09 Nov 2018 00:47 Low impact for agricultural drought in 73448 km2 GDO
6 1.25 16 Nov 2018 15:57 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 196244 km2 GDO
7 1.5 24 Nov 2018 16:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 897395 km2 GDO
8 1.5 24 Nov 2018 16:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 860339 km2 GDO
9 1.5 28 Nov 2018 15:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 860339 km2 GDO
10 1.5 07 Dec 2018 09:24 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 860339 km2 GDO
11 1.5 30 Dec 2018 14:05 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1299613 km2 GDO
12 1.5 04 Jan 2019 00:37 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 864567 km2 GDO
13 1.5 12 Jan 2019 09:37 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 864567 km2 GDO
14 1.5 20 Jan 2019 13:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 933014 km2 GDO
15 1.5 26 Jan 2019 17:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 933014 km2 GDO
16 1.5 19 Feb 2019 07:17 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 95942 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
China
India
Myanmar
Nepal


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium Myanmar Myanmar
- Medium Nepal Nepal
- Low Xizang Zizhiqu China
- High Andhra Pradesh India
- High Karnataka India
- Low Maharashtra India
- Medium Nagaland India
- High Tamil Nadu India
- Medium Bihar India

More information

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