Overall Green alert Drought for Southeastern Baltic and Belarus-2019
in Belarus, Denmark, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Ukraine

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013150
Name: Southeastern Baltic and Belarus-2019
Countries: Belarus, Denmark, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Ukraine
Start Date: End of Feb 2019
Duration: 93 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 503116 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), WMO (1), INFORM (2),