Overall Green alert Drought for Northern Great Plains (Canada-USA)-2019
in Canada

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013260
Name: Northern Great Plains (Canada-USA)-2019
Countries: Canada
Start Date: End of Feb 2019
Duration: 161 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 38961 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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MIL-OSI Canada: Better flood protection for Fredericton residents and ... Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:06:00 +0200.

The climate crisis is driving extreme weather events in communities from coast to coast to coast. As these events become more frequent, more severe, and more damaging, they threaten our health and safety and disrupt local economies. With th
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MIL-OSI Canada: Canada’s ClimateData.ca portalThu, 15 Aug 2019 17:06:00 +0200.

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada Backgrounder. Canada’s climate continues to change at a rapid pace. As referenced in Canada’s Changing Climate Report, this warmer climate could intensify and increase extreme weather events such
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Cosa ci insegnano gli incendi nell'Artide National GeographicTue, 13 Aug 2019 13:42:00 +0200.

© Fornito da La Repubblica Una foto aerea scattata a bordo di un elicottero mostra un tratto di foresta bruciato dall'incendio ad inizio agosto 2019 nel distretto russo di Boguchansky, in Siberia. Fotografia Ekaterina Ansimova/Afp. Come ave
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Cosa ci insegnano gli incendi nell'ArtideTue, 13 Aug 2019 11:05:00 +0200.

Come aveva avvertito Greta Thunberg parlando ai leader del parlamento europeo lo scorso aprile, il nostro pianeta è in fiamme. Ma quella che in aprile 2019 era una metafora della crisi climatica, è diventata una realtà già a giugno 2019, co
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), WMO (1), INFORM (2),