Overall Green alert Drought for Ukraine, Romania, Balkans-2019
in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Belarus, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, The Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013280
Name: Ukraine, Romania, Balkans-2019
Countries: Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Belarus, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, The Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 155 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 838084 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 135 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Massive bush fires, horrendous heat and worsening drought plague Austr ... Fri, 22 Nov 2019 14:35:00 +0100.

The bushfires that have been plaguing Australia for the past few weeks continue to rage, with the possibility that some fires in New South Wales could merge into megafires. In addition, record heat has gripped much of the country this week,
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Floods and droughts may become regular phenomena, not aberrations, war ... Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:47:00 +0100.

Dharwad: Sounding an ominous note for the future, chief of the meteorological unit at the University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Dharwad Ravi Patil on Thursday said that the people must reconcile themselves to calamities such as drought
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Massive bush fires, horrendous heat and worsening drought plague Austr ... Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:56:00 +0100.

The bush fires that have been plaguing Australia for the past few weeks continue to rage, with the possibility that some fires in New South Wales could merge into megafires. In addition, record heat has gripped much of the country this week
...(more)
Massive bush fires, horrendous heat and worsening drought plague Austr ... Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:41:00 +0100.

The bushfires that have been plaguing Australia for the past few weeks continue to rage, with the possibility that some fires in New South Wales could merge into megafires. In addition, record heat has gripped much of the country this week,
...(more)

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