Overall Green alert Drought for North-West Australia-2024
in Australia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1016955
Name: North-West Australia-2024
Countries: Australia
Start Date: Middle of Jan 2024
Duration: 154 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 106038 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 549 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 2

Of Ice And Fire: What Sea Salt In Antarctic Snowfall Reveals About Bus ... 2024-06-13T11:24+0200.

- The Conversation) Australia has a long history of bushfires. The 2019-2020 Black Summer was the worst in recorded history. But was that the worst it could get? Our new research has reconstructed the past 2,000 years of southeast Australia
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Of ice and fire: what sea salt in Antarctic snowfall reveals about bus ... 2024-06-13T11:09+0200.

Climate change is bringing more frequent and more severe bushfire weather. This trend is to continue into the future. But quantifying the impacts of climate change on bushfire weather over the southeast Australian regions hardest hit by the
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MIL-OSI Australia: Kempsey’s 56 new bridges secure a safer future for ... 2024-06-13T07:52+0200.

Source: Australian Ministers 1. More than half of the timber bridges in Kempsey Shire have been replaced by stronger, safer concrete bridges in a little under three years through an ambitious Council project supported by the NSW and Austral
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La fiducia degli agricoltori australiani cala dopo la mancanza di piog ... 2024-06-12T08:37+0200.

L'aumento dei costi degli input e il clima secco in alcune zone dell'Australia durante la stagione di semina delle colture invernali hanno ridotto i livelli di fiducia degli agricoltori, secondo un sondaggio trimestrale di Rabobank pubblica
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),