Overall Green alert Drought for Yellow Sea-2019
in China, North Korea, South Korea

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013224
Name: Yellow Sea-2019
Countries: China, North Korea, South Korea
Start Date: End of May 2019
Duration: 93 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 378100 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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