Overall Orange alert Drought for North Argentina - Paranà Basin-2019
in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 15 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013282
Name: North Argentina - Paranà Basin-2019
Glide number: DR-2020-000031-ARG
Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 525 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1152732 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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