Overall Orange alert Drought for Sumatra and Southern Malay Peninsula-2019
in Indonesia, Malaysia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013395
Name: Sumatra and Southern Malay Peninsula-2019
Glide number: DR-2019-000130-IDN
Countries: Indonesia, Malaysia
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 154 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 225162 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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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),