Overall Green alert Drought for Western Himalaya-2020
in China, India, Nepal

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 9 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014313
Name: Western Himalaya-2020
Countries: China, India, Nepal
Start Date: End of Jul 2020
Duration: 295 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 170947 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 149 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Preparation best cure for natural disastersTue, 11 May 2021 02:00:00 +0200.

Floodwaters inundated much of the Heishuihao village, Suining, Sichuan province, on Aug 16, 2020. LIU CHANGSONG/FOR CHINA DAILY. Wednesday is the annual National Day for Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. In a news conference in Beijing on
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Op-Ed: Locust Swarms in East Africa Show the Interaction Between the C ... Tue, 11 May 2021 00:52:00 +0200.

The locust swarms which continue to plague East Africa show how climate change can aggravate human conflict, which in turn makes formulating a response to natural disasters even harder. E ast Africa continues to face an unparalleled threat
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Così il clima danneggerà le piantagioni di tèMon, 10 May 2021 14:15:00 +0200.

Avremo meno tè da bere e quello che berremo sarà meno buono. È una delle conseguenze che la crisi climatica potrebbe provocare. Nei prossimi decenni, infatti, alcune delle più grandi aree di coltivazione del tè del mondo saranno tra le più
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Così il clima danneggerà le piantagioni di tèMon, 10 May 2021 13:53:00 +0200.

Avremo meno tè da bere e quello che berremo sarà meno buono. È una delle conseguenze che la crisi climatica potrebbe provocare. Nei prossimi decenni, infatti, alcune delle più grandi aree di coltivazione del tè del mondo saranno tra le più
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),