Overall Green alert Drought for Luzon (Philippines)-2018
in Philippines

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

Name: Luzon (Philippines)-2018
Countries: Philippines
Start Date: End of Jul 2018
Duration: 185 days
Impact: Low impact for agricultural drought in 54744 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Sun, 30 Dec 2018 05:14:00 +0100.

Ten of the worst climate-linked disasters of 2018 - from floods in Japan to hurricanes in the United States - caused at least US$85 billion (S$116 billion) in damage, according to a study released by the charity Christian Aid. The events le
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Climate disasters' cost £40bn, says Christian Aid
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 20:15:00 +0100.

The storms, floods and droughts including killer hurricanes also cost thousands of lives, says a report by Christian Aid. Earlier this month the Met Office said this year's heatwave was made 30 times more likely by climate change, which mos
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Thu, 27 Dec 2018 06:42:00 +0100.

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