Overall Green alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 18 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1012806
Name: Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 553 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 107373 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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