Overall Orange alert Drought for Southern Europe-2023
in Spain, Greece, Italy, Malta, Türkiye

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 9 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1016679
Name: Southern Europe-2023
Glide number: DR-2023-000267-ALB
Countries: Spain, Greece, Italy, Malta, Türkiye
Start Date: Middle of Aug 2023
Duration: 292 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 271926 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 176 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 1

Desertificación: qué es y por qué el 74 % de España está en riesgo2024-05-30T04:37+0200.

El agua es esencial para toda forma de vida en nuestro planeta, motivo por el que debemos cuidarla, respetarla y administrarla como es debido. Y es que las zonas desérticas del planeta van ganando terreno cada año y secando zonas que cada v
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Forests, Vol. 15, Pages 941: Evaluation of the Compound Effects of the ... 2024-05-29T15:58+0200.

From the tree ring collections located at 22 sites in pure and mixed stands of Scots pine and Norway spruce, including Austria and Slovakia, Aldea et al. (2022) [ 22 ] found that compared to Scots pine, Norway spruce exhibited greater susce
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Cae la población de garzas en España2024-05-28T11:40+0200.

Según el último censo realizado por SEO/BirdLife la población de garzas en España asciende a entre 31.687 y 33.863 parejas que se reparten en 531 núcleos de cría (384 colonias y 147 parejas aisladas) en 1.007 localidades prospectadas. Soria
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Cae la población de garzas en España2024-05-28T11:39+0200.

Según el último censo realizado por SEO/BirdLife la población de garzas en España asciende a entre 31.687 y 33.863 parejas que se reparten en 531 núcleos de cría (384 colonias y 147 parejas aisladas) en 1.007 localidades prospectadas. Soria
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Analytical report

06/Mar/2024 14:00 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

23/Feb/2024 09:05 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),