Overall Orange alert Drought for India-2018
in China, India, Myanmar, Nepal

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

GDACS ID DR 1012538
Name: India-2018
Countries: China, India, Myanmar, Nepal
Start Date: End of Jun 2018
Duration: 241 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 106336 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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