Overall Green alert Drought for South Africa, Lesotho-2024
in Lesotho, South Africa

Event summary

No evidence of relevant impacts or not enough information available to date.

Name: South Africa, Lesotho-2024
Countries: Lesotho, South Africa
Start Date: End of Dec 2023
Duration: 207 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 32033 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.25 20 Feb 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 41798 km2 GDO
2 0.25 01 Mar 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 50851 km2 GDO
3 0.5 10 Mar 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 152171 km2 GDO
4 0.75 20 Mar 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 162439 km2 GDO
5 0.75 30 Mar 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 159911 km2 GDO
6 1 10 Apr 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 307377 km2 GDO
7 1.25 20 Apr 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 274474 km2 GDO
8 1.25 30 Apr 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 106150 km2 GDO
9 1 10 May 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 95300 km2 GDO
10 0.75 20 May 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 95300 km2 GDO
11 0.75 30 May 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 32033 km2 GDO
12 0.75 10 Jun 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 32033 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Lesotho
South Africa


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium Lesotho Lesotho
- Low Free State South Africa
- Medium Eastern Cape South Africa
- Low KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
- Low Mpumalanga South Africa

More information

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