Overall Green alert Drought for Iberian Peninsula-2019
in Spain, Portugal

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 1 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1012951
Name: Iberian Peninsula-2019
Countries: Spain, Portugal
Start Date: End of Feb 2019
Duration: 65 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 116015 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 8 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Drought, fires and use of coal ‘led to record CO2 emissions in 2017’Fri, 03 May 2019 10:23:00 +0200.

The final data on 2017 emissions, which Portugal’s authorities recently submitted to the United Nations, “are dramatic”, Francisco Ferreira, the president of Zero - Sustainable Terrestrial System Association told Lusa News Agency after anal
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Research Headlines - Satellite data highlights optimal sites for aquac ... Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:26:00 +0200.

The global population is projected to grow to nearly 10 billion by 2050, meaning farmers will need to produce a lot more if we are to feed everyone and ensure food security. Fish and shellfish are a popular food source across the globe and
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Ci attende una settimana all'insegna della variabilità: in arrivo nuov ... Mon, 08 Apr 2019 17:34:00 +0200.

Oggi l'approfondimento di un minimo al suolo sull'Atlantico centrale, poco ad Est delle Azzorre, distenderà una bassa pressione in quota che sul Mediterraneo occidentale tenderà ad assumere una debole curvatura anticiclonica in risposta all
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El estrés de las plantas por calorTue, 26 Mar 2019 20:23:00 +0100.

Las zonas más afectadas por el incremento de clima semiárido en España se encuentran en Castilla-La Mancha, el valle del Ebro y el sureste peninsular, según el informe presentado ayer por la Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (Aemet) y el Mini
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), WMO (1), INFORM (2),