Overall Red alert Drought for Madagascar-2020
in Madagascar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014495
Name: Madagascar-2020
Countries: Madagascar
Start Date: End of Aug 2020
Duration: 154 days
Impact: Severe impact for agricultural drought in 120628 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 9 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Editorial Comment: Let’s manage impact of rains on infrastructureWed, 20 Jan 2021 15:13:00 +0100.

Much of Zimbabwe is enjoying normal to above normal rains so far this season with farmers, for once, happy as they see their crops grow, pastures flourish, cattle grazing well and water sources filling. And basically they want this to conti
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Clima, cambiamenti nella cintura tropicale della pioggia: aumenterà la ... Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:32:00 +0100.

. La posizione della cintura tropicale della pioggia potrebbe oscillare in modo irregolare a causa del cambiamento climatico: gli effetti su alcune aree del mondo. Un nuovo studio, pubblicato sulla rivista Nature Climate Change e condotto
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Editorial Comment: Let’s manage impact of rains on infrastructureWed, 20 Jan 2021 01:57:00 +0100.

Much of Zimbabwe is enjoying normal to above normal rains so far this season with farmers, for once, happy as they see their crops grow, pastures flourish, cattle grazing well and water sources filling. And basically they want this to conti
...(more)
La mappa della siccità futura è scritta nell’oscillazione della cintur ... Tue, 19 Jan 2021 12:53:00 +0100.

Ha un’oscillazione naturale, ma quella provocata dal cambiamento climatico di origine antropica ne stravolgerà la geografia: uno studio analizza gli spostamenti e le conseguenze The post La mappa della siccità futura è scritta nell’oscillaz
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),