Overall Green alert Drought for Europe-2019
in Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 7 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013283
Name: Europe-2019
Countries: Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands
Start Date: Middle of Feb 2019
Duration: 220 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 231419 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. 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: 119 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

French researchers forecast more intensified global warmingWed, 18 Sep 2019 08:59:00 +0200.

The latest climate forecasts made by several French scientific bodies reveal a rather alarming situation: current forecasts are a little too optimistic in relation to the reality of global warming. According to models from the Pierre-Simon
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French researchers forecast more intensified global warmingWed, 18 Sep 2019 08:43:00 +0200.

The latest climate forecasts made by several French scientific bodies reveal a rather alarming situation: current forecasts are a little too optimistic in relation to the reality of global warming. According to models from the Pierre-Simon
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Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist saysTue, 17 Sep 2019 14:44:00 +0200.

Media caption The acceleration in melting of the ice sheet covering Greenland has shocked researchers. Extreme events linked to climate change, such as the heatwave in Europe this year, are occurring sooner than expected, an ex-chief scient
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Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate AdaptationTue, 10 Sep 2019 03:20:00 +0200.

Following are statements by Commissioners and the Managing Partners: High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Today, climate crisis affects countless lives and the enjoyment of a range of huma
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16/Aug/2019 10:47 UTC

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22/Aug/2019 06:42 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), WMO (1), INFORM (2),