Overall Orange alert Drought for Southern Urals and Central Asia-2020
in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 14 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014473
Name: Southern Urals and Central Asia-2020
Glide number: DR-2021-000150-KGZ
Countries: Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2020
Duration: 461 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 661644 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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18/Oct/2021 14:31 UTC

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07/Jun/2021 06:01 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),