Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Brazil-2019
in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 7 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013868
Name: Central Brazil-2019
Glide number: DR-2020-000031-ARG
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
Start Date: End of Dec 2019
Duration: 582 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1138321 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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30/Jun/2021 07:46 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),