Overall Orange alert Drought for China-2022
in China

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015826
Name: China-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000300-CHN
Countries: China
Start Date: End of Jul 2022
Duration: 139 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 669317 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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