Overall Orange alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in China, India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 13 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012806
Name: Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
Countries: China, India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 431 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 823623 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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