Overall Green alert Drought for Central Northern Europe-2018
in Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Sweden

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 17 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

Name: Central Northern Europe-2018
Countries: Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Sweden
Start Date: End of Jul 2017
Duration: 548 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 352363 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:46:00 +0100.

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Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:24:00 +0100.

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Sustainability, Vol. 11, Pages 308: Challenges for the Integration of ...
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 11:49:00 +0100.

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Mon, 07 Jan 2019 09:20:00 +0100.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

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Analytical report

01/Oct/2018 08:27 UTC

Analytical report

03/Sep/2018 08:52 UTC

Analytical report

01/Aug/2018 13:37 UTC

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (24), WMO (1), INFORM (2),