Overall Orange alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in China, India, 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, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 386 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 350266 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Cambiamenti ClimaticiWed, 11 Dec 2019 05:27:00 +0100.

I cambiamenti climatici sono tra i temi più discussi, sia per quanto concerne l’effettivo significato di tale concetto che in relazione alle possibili conseguenze. Il dibattito pubblico prosegue anche in merito a quelle che sono le cause di
Indian Ocean Dipole: What is it and why is it linked to floods and bus ... Sat, 07 Dec 2019 02:08:00 +0100.

Image copyright Getty Images. Flooding and landslides in East Africa have killed dozens of people and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes. Meanwhile, thousands of miles away in Australia, a period of hot, dry weather has led to a
Clima: il 2019 chiuse un decennio di eccezionali ondate di calore e di ... Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:49:00 +0100.

Il monito. “Se non prendiamo azioni urgenti sul clima – spiega Petteri Taalas, segretario generale della WMO – arriveremo alla fine del secolo a un incremento delle temperature superiore ai 3 gradi C. Anche nel 2019 l’impatto del cambiament
Floods predicted to uproot 50 mln people a year as climate...Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:40:00 +0100.

MADRID: The number of people at risk of being forced from their homes by river flooding could surge to as many as 50 million a year by the end of the century if governments do not step up action to tackle climate change, researchers warned

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (30), WMO (1), INFORM (2),