Overall Green alert Drought for Northern Great Plains (Canada)-2023
in Canada

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 12 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016298
Name: Northern Great Plains (Canada)-2023
Countries: Canada
Start Date: End of Jan 2023
Duration: 402 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 22670 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Lack of snow could lead to summer drought, conservation authority warn ... 2024-02-25T10:15+0100.

One of the main conservation authorities in the Ottawa area is concerned a lack of snow this winter could lead to drought in the summer. According to Environment Canada, Ottawa has seen 96.7 centimetres of winter precipitation like snow and
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Aumento dei prezzi dei prodotti alimentari, i rincari di luglio 20232024-02-25T05:23+0100.

Verdura. Per quanto riguarda la verdura, a luglio si registrano prezzi in calo rispetto a giugno per gli ortaggi , che fanno segnare un -10,2%, anche se i prezzi attuali restano comunque su livelli superiori al 2022. I risparmi maggiori si
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Canadian ranchers brace for long, lean winter after droughts, soaring ... 2024-02-23T12:43+0100.

Still, after five consecutive years of very little rain on the property that Travis’ family has been ranching for more than a century, the parched land can only produce so much. That’s why the couple made the tough decision last year to dow
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B.C.'s agriculture industry at forefront of climate change reality CAL ... 2024-02-23T12:42+0100.

“Bees are typically located in out-regions away from where you would have your dwelling, so it’s difficult to assess immediately what exactly has been lost.” From cattle ranchers to fruit growers to beekeepers to winemakers, producers in B.
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),