Overall Orange alert Drought for Southern Europe-2023
in Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Spain, Greece, Italy, The Republic of North Macedonia, Malta, Türkiye

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: Southern Europe-2023
Countries: Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Spain, Greece, Italy, The Republic of North Macedonia, Malta, Türkiye
Start Date: Middle of Aug 2023
Duration: 339 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 464040 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.5 30 Sep 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 286011 km2 GDO
2 0.5 10 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 286011 km2 GDO
3 0.5 20 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 286011 km2 GDO
4 0.5 30 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 182175 km2 GDO
5 0.5 10 Nov 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 140866 km2 GDO
6 0.5 20 Nov 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 123194 km2 GDO
7 0.5 30 Nov 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 207992 km2 GDO
8 0.5 10 Dec 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 207992 km2 GDO
9 0.5 20 Dec 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 258260 km2 GDO
10 0.75 30 Dec 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 284395 km2 GDO
11 0.75 10 Jan 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 284395 km2 GDO
12 1 20 Jan 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 284395 km2 GDO
13 1 30 Jan 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 398556 km2 GDO
14 1 10 Feb 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 459830 km2 GDO
15 1 20 Feb 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 413750 km2 GDO
16 1 01 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 382296 km2 GDO
17 1 10 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 315275 km2 GDO
18 1 20 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 315275 km2 GDO
19 1 30 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 315275 km2 GDO
20 1 10 Apr 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 256132 km2 GDO
21 1 20 Apr 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 305575 km2 GDO
22 1 30 Apr 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 305575 km2 GDO
23 1 10 May 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 271926 km2 GDO
24 1 20 May 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 335245 km2 GDO
25 1 30 May 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 397598 km2 GDO
26 1.25 10 Jun 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 464040 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Greece
Italy
Malta
Spain
Turkey


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Low Andorra Andorra
- Low Aquitaine France
- Low Auvergne France
- Low Centre France
- Low Languedoc-Rousillon France
- Low Limousin France
- Low Midi-Pyrenees France
- Low Poitou-Charentes France
- Low Provence-Alpes-Cote-d'Azur, Monaco France
- Low Rhone-Alpes France
- Low Basilicata Italy
- Low Calabria Italy
- Low Campania Italy
- Low Emilia-romagna Italy
- Low Lazio, Holy See Italy
- Low Lombardia Italy
- Low Puglia Italy
- Low Sardegna Italy
- Low Sicilia Italy
- Low Toscana Italy
- Low Umbria Italy
- Low Veneto Italy
- Low Cantabria Spain
- Low Castilla y León Spain
- Low Cataluña/Catalunya Spain
- Low País Vasco/Euskadi Spain
- Low La Rioja Spain

More information

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