Overall Orange alert Drought for Northern Africa-2022
in Algeria, Spain, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015981
Name: Northern Africa-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000386-DZA
Countries: Algeria, Spain, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
Start Date: End of Sep 2022
Duration: 131 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 179121 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

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Allerta Meteo, nuovo ciclone scatena forte maltempo al Sud: forti temp ... 2023-01-25T18:31+0100.

E’ iniziata la nuova ondata di maltempo che sta colpendo l’Italia da ieri sera, concentrata in modo particolare sulla Sardegna dove imperversano piogge, temporali e abbondanti nevicate nelle zone interne con accumuli fino a bassa quota. Pio
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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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5:43 pm, Mer, 18 Gennaio 23 Frane e trombe d’aria: in un solo giorno 1 ... 2023-01-19T01:07+0100.

AGI – Una vasta e profonda bassa pressione protesa dal Nord Europa fin verso l’Algeria convoglia masse d’aria fredda verso il Mediterraneo, continuando a determinare condizioni di tempo perturbato sull’Italia, con precipitazioni nevose che
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Studies and experts monitor climate and economic disasters threatening ... 2022-12-05T22:13+0100.

Climate change resulting from global warming has become a global concern, as its phenomena and repercussions threaten nearly half of the world's population and natural life in it, with serious risks within a few years. The population of dev
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),