Overall Orange alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in China, India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 8 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012806
Name: Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
Countries: China, India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 270 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 768691 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 159 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

De "greenwashing" a "huella de carbono": Los 40 conceptos para aproxim ... Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:11:00 +0200.

Cambio climático. Glaciar Okjokull de Islandia en 1986 (izquierda) y 2019 (derecha). | EFE. Variación significativa del clima de la Tierra. En la actualidad la Tierra se está volviendo globalmente más cálida, por el aumento de gases de efec
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Freak weather events spiked this year: DataFri, 16 Aug 2019 20:23:00 +0200.

India has already experienced more “extreme rainfall periods” in 2019 as compared to 2018, but there are also large pockets of the country affected by drought-like conditions due to the unequal distribution of rainfall, according to data fr
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Resumen del mercado global de la patata La sequía ha dejado su huella ... Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:10:00 +0200.

La sequía ha dejado su huella en Europa este año. Hay poca demanda de patatas en el mercado, aunque está comenzando a recuperarse. La exportación de patatas por parte de los productores más grandes de Europa, como los Países Bajos, Francia
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Alluvione lampo: improvviso fiume di fango invade strade e trascina vi ... Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:17:00 +0200.

Inondazioni: situazione difficile in Malesia. Nelle ultime settimane abbiamo riportato più volte del meteo estremo che sta continuando a colpire il sud-est Asiatico e ancora adesso molti Paesi stanno continuando a fronteggiare una situazion
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), WMO (1), INFORM (2),