Overall Orange alert Drought for Australia-2019
in Australia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013281
Name: Australia-2019
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 150 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 638429 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Incendi Australia, Port Macquary invasa dalla cenere: qui c’è l’aria p ... Sat, 16 Nov 2019 23:06:00 +0100.

Gli incendi in Australia sono terribili. Port Macquary è stato ricoperto dalla cenere e l’aria è diventata la più inquinata al mondo Incendi Australia. Dopo gli incendi in Australia la cenere è ha invaso e ricoperte le spiagge del Nuovo Gal
Heartbreaking photos of Australia's deadly bush fires as whole towns a ... Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:13:00 +0100.

The devastation that has been wreaked on the Australian bush has been captured in a series of alarming photographs. Thousands of fire fighters have been battling a ferocious blaze that has gripped New South Wales and Queensland on the east
Australia: gli incendi continuano a bruciare e Sydney è a corto d’acqu ... Sat, 16 Nov 2019 11:21:00 +0100.

In Australia, oltre 100 incendi devastanti stanno continuando a bruciare le aree boschive e a minacciare le città e ora Sydney si trova a dover affrontare un’altra grave emergenza: l’acqua sta finendo. Sydney , la più grande città dell’Aust
Global warming linked to floods, bushfiresFri, 15 Nov 2019 19:41:00 +0100.

The very scientific sounding Clausius-Clapeyron equation is one key element. Clausius and Clapeyron are the surnames of the German and French meteorologists who discovered that a warmer atmosphere holds more moisture. For every 1 degree C i

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), WMO (1), INFORM (2),