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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 10 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: 353 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 816829 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Articles: 477 | XAbout casualties: 6 | Last hour: 1

Will Wildfires Like These Become the New Normal? NEW YORK — With so mu ... 2023-06-09T22:52+0200.

People sit on benches in Rittenhouse Park in Philadelphia on Thursday, June 8, 2023. (Michelle Gustafson/The New York Times) NEW YORK — With so much toxic wildfire smoke moving across the Canadian border and upending life across the eastern
Moderate air quality forecast in Northeast US for the weekend after tw ... 2023-06-09T20:37+0200.

Smoke coming from Canada captured from Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York. Photo: Scott Heins/Getty Images. Although it is registered an improvement in air conditions at least on the east coast of the United States after two days of orange sm
El Niño here, US agency says; Save more water, PBBM orders2023-06-09T19:37+0200.

An expected El Nino climate phenomenon has arrived, raising fears of extreme weather and temperature records, scientists at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday. This developed as President Ferdinand Marcos J
El Nino is back, and it's brought the threat of extreme weather with i ... 2023-06-09T19:16+0200.

El Nino and its counterpart, La Nina, are climate patterns that originate in the Pacific Ocean every two to seven years on average, and can affect weather worldwide. The past three years have been dominated by the cooler La Nina pattern, bu

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