Overall Green alert Drought for Spain-2022
in Spain

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015708
Name: Spain-2022
Countries: Spain
Start Date: End of Apr 2022
Duration: 118 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 27959 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 420 | About casualties: 16 | Last hour: 0

Spain, Portugal battle to control huge wildfires2022-08-17T05:48+0200.

and neighbouring Portugal fought against large wildfires on Tuesday, while three people were badly injured after their train hurtled into a smaller Spanish blaze. Some 300 firefighters spent a difficult night battling a huge wildfire in sou
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Spain, Portugal battle to control huge wildfires2022-08-17T05:21+0200.

Some 300 firefighters spent a difficult night battling a huge wildfire in southeastern Spain that has burnt through nearly 10,000 hectares in an area notoriously difficult to access, officials said Tuesday. The fire began when lightning hit
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Foreign media: Continuing drought in Europe has brought the 'hunger st ... 2022-08-17T04:42+0200.

'If you see me, cry' Reference News Network reported on August 16 that the ensuing climate troubles plagued Europe. The so-called "starvation stone" appeared at the bottom of the dry river, and the stone was carved with words warning of poo
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Tuko » Spain, Portugal battle to control huge wildfires2022-08-17T03:06+0200.

Some 300 firefighters spent a difficult night battling a huge wildfire in southeastern Spain that has burnt through nearly 10,000 hectares in an area notoriously difficult to access, officials said Tuesday. The fire began when lightning
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Analytical report

04/Aug/2022 07:49 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),