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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 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: 124 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 107809 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves four dead Septem ... Sat, 21 Sep 2019 04:43:00 +0200.

Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by flood waters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have been linked
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Houston area sees relief, rescues after Tropical Storm Imelda leaves 4 ... Sat, 21 Sep 2019 02:43:00 +0200.

HOUSTON >> Emergency workers used boats today to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have bee
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Imelda's death toll rises to 4Sat, 21 Sep 2019 02:37:00 +0200.

HOUSTON — Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters after one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have been li
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Imelda downpours flood Texas, LouisianaSat, 21 Sep 2019 02:35:00 +0200.

At least four deaths have been linked to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana and drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago. Officials took advantage of receding floodwaters to begin ass
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