Overall Green alert Drought for Southern Italy-2020
in Italy

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013889
Name: Southern Italy-2020
Countries: Italy
Start Date: End of Jan 2020
Duration: 93 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 23443 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 73 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Previsioni Meteo: attenzione al Nord, tra domenica sera e Lunedì viole ... Thu, 07 May 2020 22:29:00 +0200.

– Stiamo ampiamente evidenziando, nelle analisi di questi giorni, la grossa diversità meteo climatica a cui andrà incontro l’Italia la prossima settimana, ma a iniziare già dal weekend. Prospettive di tempo assolutamente apposto tra le regi
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Coronavirus, disastro economico alle porte: in Italia sono migliaia i ... Thu, 07 May 2020 12:44:00 +0200.

L’emergenza economica dopo quella sanitaria. Il Coronavirus non ha solo fatto schizzare i tassi di mortalità di tutte le nazioni colpite, ma ha aumentato vertiginosamente il numero delle persone sull’orlo della fame. Una fisiologica consegu
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Flooding in Kenya has killed nearly 200 in past 3 weeksWed, 06 May 2020 16:00:00 +0200.

Minister Eugene Wamalwa said Wednesday that over 100,000 people have been displaced from their homes. Kenya is in its first rainy season of the year. Its second rainy season late last year saw unusually high rainfall after droughts in previ
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Covid-19 provides turning point for Zimbabwe: VPMon, 04 May 2020 10:45:00 +0200.

VPKM: Thanks very much Dr Chirume for creating the platform for this exchange. I must say that upon assuming the chairmanship of the Inter-Ministerial Taskforce on Covid-19, I couldn’t help, but associate myself with the riveting dynamics c
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), INGV (3), WMO (1), INFORM (2),