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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 7 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012538
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


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18/Dec/2018 16:07 UTC

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