Overall Green alert Drought for North Mozambique-2020
in Malawi, Mozambique

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013981
Name: North Mozambique-2020
Countries: Malawi, Mozambique
Start Date: End of Mar 2020
Duration: 350 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 201933 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Le grandi città costiere sprofondano sotto il loro stesso pesoThu, 04 Mar 2021 07:15:00 +0100.

Le isole dell'atollo di Baa, nell'arcipelago delle Maldive, minacciate dall’innalzamento dei mari. Secondo alcune stime, il livello degli oceani aumenterà entro fine secolo da 7 centimetri a 1 metro. Problema enorme, visto che buona parte d
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Scienze Città che sprofondano sotto il loro pesoThu, 04 Mar 2021 06:09:00 +0100.

Le isole dell'atollo di Baa, nell'arcipelago delle Maldive, minacciate dall’innalzamento dei mari. Secondo alcune stime, il livello degli oceani aumenterà entro fine secolo da 7 centimetri a 1 metro. Problema enorme, visto che buona parte d
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S. Sudan among countries struck by extreme weatherFri, 26 Feb 2021 04:24:00 +0100.

The Nile river overflowed due to continuous heavy rain in Bor, central South Sudan in August 2020. The country ranks eighth among most impacted by hostile weather. PHOTO | AFP Summary. Floods damaged 74,000 hectares of cultivated land amoun
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Sudan: South Sudan Among Countries Most Struck By Extreme WeatherThu, 25 Feb 2021 09:14:00 +0100.

South Sudan was among countries most impacted by extreme weather events in recent years according to the global Climate Risk Index 2021. The index ranks countries according to their vulnerability both in terms of fatalities and economic los
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),