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: 307 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 335245 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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 224 | About casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

La trágica decisión de tener que sacrificar animales por culpa de la s ... 2024-06-12T06:28+0200.

La sequía está afectando gravemente a numerosas explotaciones ganaderas de España. Aunque las últimas lluvias han traído un pequeño alivio a algunas áreas de Castellón, la severa sequía que ha afectado a la provincia durante el año hidrológ
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10.06.2024 Extreme weather impacts European agriculture, hitting food ... 2024-06-10T14:32+0200.

The frequency of extreme weather events in Europe, including the UK, has seen a significant rise, with occurrences increasing by nearly 50% over the last two years. This escalation has profound implications for agriculture across the contin
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10.06.2024 Extreme weather impacts European agriculture, hitting food ... 2024-06-10T14:05+0200.

The frequency of extreme weather events in Europe, including the UK, has seen a significant rise, with occurrences increasing by nearly 50% over the last two years. This escalation has profound implications for agriculture across the contin
...(more)
Satellite Remote Sensing: Ensuring the Future of Mediterranean Agricul ... 2024-06-09T07:40+0200.

Satellite remote sensing is transforming how we assess droughts, especially for vital Mediterranean crops like vineyards and olive orchards. These crops are crucial not only for their economic value but also for their cultural and environme
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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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),