Overall Red alert Drought for India and Sri Lanka-2019
in India, Sri Lanka

Event summary

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

Name: India and Sri Lanka-2019
Countries: India, Sri Lanka
Start Date: End of Dec 2018
Duration: 243 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 83453 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 1.5 08 May 2019 13:57 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 32191 km2 GDO
2 1.75 24 May 2019 09:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 32191 km2 GDO
3 1.75 24 May 2019 14:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 32191 km2 GDO
4 2 09 Jun 2019 15:27 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 32191 km2 GDO
5 2 16 Jun 2019 11:27 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 125159 km2 GDO
6 2 26 Jun 2019 00:00 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 137032 km2 GDO
7 2 02 Jul 2019 09:17 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 128766 km2 GDO
8 2 16 Jul 2019 15:27 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 259664 km2 GDO
9 2 23 Jul 2019 08:27 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 231237 km2 GDO
10 2 01 Aug 2019 10:47 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 73708 km2 GDO
11 2 21 Aug 2019 08:57 Severe impact for agricultural drought in 83453 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
India
Sri Lanka


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- High Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
- High Tamil Nadu India
- High Puducherry India

More information

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