Overall Green alert Drought for Russia-Kazakhstan-2023
in China, Kazakhstan, Russia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016348
Name: Russia-Kazakhstan-2023
Glide number: DR-2023-000137-KAZ
Countries: China, Kazakhstan, Russia
Start Date: End of Apr 2023
Duration: 165 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 361385 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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