Overall Orange alert Drought for Central America-2019
in Belize, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1012649
Name: Central America-2019
Countries: Belize, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Start Date: End of Sep 2018
Duration: 450 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 176153 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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