Overall Orange alert Drought for Southeast Asia-2024
in China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1017005
Name: Southeast Asia-2024
Glide number: DR-2024-000057-VNM
Countries: China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Feb 2024
Duration: 98 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 850652 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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