Overall Green alert Drought for Central USA-2021
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 18 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA-2021
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Jun 2022
Duration: 346 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 816829 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 432 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Desertification, Biodiversity, Climate change2023-06-02T17:12+0200.

Excellencies, dear Friends, It is a pleasure for me to address you today from the headquarters of the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. Let me begin by expressing my recognition to the Russian Federatio
5-alarm fire burning in abandoned building in Montreal's Mile End neig ... 2023-06-01T15:48+0200.

Feu de bâtiment - Intersection rue Saint-Urbain/ avenue Laurier - Cinquième alarme - Coupure de courant possible. Merci d'éviter le secteur. pic.twitter.com/nF4mxaLT39 — Sécurité incendieMTL (@MTL_SIM) June 1, 2023 This is a developing stor
Alluvione in Emilia Romagna, World Weather Attribution: “il clima non ... 2023-06-01T12:15+0200.

Gli scienziati provenienti da Italia Paesi Bassi Francia Stati Uniti e Regno Unito del World Weather Attribution , organizzazione che studia il legame tra eventi meteorologici e clima, ne sono convinti: il cambiamento climatico non avrebbe
Zambians Say Climate Change Is Making Life Worse, Want Collective Acti ... 2023-06-01T06:43+0200.

Most say "a lot more" effort is needed from government, business and industry, ordinary citizens, and developed countries. Key findings About half (49%) of Zambians say droughts have become more severe in their region over the past decade,

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (37), WMO (1), INFORM (2),