Overall Orange alert Drought for Chile and Argentina-2019
in Argentina, Chile

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013282
Name: Chile and Argentina-2019
Countries: Argentina, Chile
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 155 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 586889 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

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Río Paraguay provocó inmensa inundación hace 5 meses... ahora es un hi ... Fri, 22 Nov 2019 15:49:00 +0100.

El río Paraguay es un hilo de agua a pocos meses de la gran inundación de mayo pasado , cuando su crecida extraordinaria acorraló a los barrios pobres de Asunción , Paraguay. Ahora, en cambio, la pronunciada bajante dejó al descubierto tone
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El río Paraguay es un hilo de agua cinco meses después de la gran inun ... Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:21:00 +0100.

El río Paraguay es un hilo de agua después de la gran inundación de mayo pasado, cuando su crecida extraordinaria acorraló a los barrios pobres de Asunción. Ahora, en cambio, la pronunciada bajante dejó al descubierto toneladas de basura y
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Hurricanes are getting stronger, bigger and more dangerous due to clim ... Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:43:00 +0100.

One of the most visible consequences of the climate emergency is an increase in the intensity and frequency of extreme weather events. Hurricanes are a clear example: they strike harder and more often than they used to, according to a new s
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (30), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),