Overall Orange alert Drought for Eastern Australia-2019
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012840
Name: Eastern Australia-2019
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Dec 2018
Duration: 95 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 320459 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (28), WMO (1), INFORM (2),