Overall Orange alert Drought for North Italy, South-East France-2022
in Switzerland, France, Croatia, Italy, Monaco, Slovenia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015469
Name: North Italy, South-East France-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000251-CHE
Countries: Switzerland, France, Croatia, Italy, Monaco, Slovenia
Start Date: End of Feb 2022
Duration: 171 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 102961 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 11 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Nearly half of EU territory 'at risk' of drought18min2022-07-18T15:23+0200.

Researchers at the European Commission have warned that nearly half of the EU's territory is currently at risk of drought, as southwest Europe wilts under a punishing heatwave. In a report for July, the European Commission's Joint Research
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SVIZZERA 6 min Il rischio d'incendi aumenta Situazione delicata nei Ca ... 2022-07-14T17:29+0200.

NEUCHÂTEL/FRIBURGO/BERNA - A causa delle temperature elevate e delle scarse precipitazioni, i Cantoni di Neuchâtel, Friburgo e Berna considerano che il pericolo di incendi boschivi sia "marcato", a un livello 3 su 5. La popolazione è invita
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Extreme weather: From blankets on glaciers to ice creams for pandas, E ... 2022-07-13T21:49+0200.

A relentless heatwave that is blistering Europe has left some of the Alps' oldest glaciers needing blanket cover to protect them from melting. The Rhone Glacier in Switzerland is just one of the casualties of the extreme temperatures the co
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From blankets on glaciers to ice lollies for pandas - Europe finds new ... 2022-07-13T21:42+0200.

Extreme weather: From blankets on glaciers to ice creams for pandas, Europe finds new ways to deal with blistering heatwave. The World Meteorological Organisation has warned "human-caused climate change" is triggering droughts - and once ag
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Analytical report

04/Aug/2022 07:44 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

25/Mar/2022 18:10 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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24/May/2022 05:18 UTC

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