Overall Green alert Drought for France - Northern Italy-2019
in Switzerland, , France, Italy

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013024
Name: France - Northern Italy-2019
Countries: Switzerland, , France, Italy
Start Date: Middle of Feb 2019
Duration: 71 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 142585 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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