Overall Green alert Drought for Dominican Republic - Haiti - Cuba-2023
in The Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 15 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016107
Name: Dominican Republic - Haiti - Cuba-2023
Countries: The Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti
Start Date: End of Jan 2022
Duration: 504 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 41023 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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Articles: 388 | XAbout casualties: 3 | Last hour: 2

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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
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Moderate air quality forecast in Northeast US for the weekend after tw ... 2023-06-09T20:37+0200.

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NOAA Declares the Arrival of El Nino2023-06-09T20:13+0200.

The expected El Nino has emerged, according to scientists at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center , a division of the National Weather Service. In the monthly outlook released on June 8, forecasters issued an El Nino Advisory, noting that El N
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (37), WMO (1), INFORM (2),