Overall Green alert Drought for Iberian Peninsula-2022
in Spain

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 8 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015708
Name: Iberian Peninsula-2022
Countries: Spain
Start Date: End of Apr 2022
Duration: 284 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 24468 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: 701 | About casualties: 24 | Last hour: 0

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El Gobierno aprueba los planes hidrológicos "que marcarán la gestión d ... 2023-01-25T12:52+0100.

Frente a las planificaciones de primer y segundo ciclo, los nuevos planes definen caudales ecológicos para todas las masas de agua, “determinando caudales mínimos y máximos, de forma que se aseguren la protección de las masas de agua, los e
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News24.com | Western European cities faced high temperatures more comm ... 2023-01-25T10:42+0100.

Several western European cities were hit last year, with high temperatures recorded in regions hundreds of kilometres south. Last summer was the hottest year on record in Europe, which faced heatwaves and droughts that fueled deadly wildfir
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España acelera la modernización del riego ante la llegada de la sequía ... 2023-01-19T21:11+0100.

Europa, y especialmente la zona mediterránea, se calienta a mayor velocidad que el resto del mundo y una de sus principales víctimas es la agricultura. El sureste de España sufre desde hace décadas una acelerada desertificación debido al ca
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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Analytical report

01/Sep/2022 16:18 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

04/Aug/2022 07:49 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),