Overall Green alert Drought for Europe-2019
in Belgium, Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Russia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 1 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013283
Name: Europe-2019
Countries: Belgium, Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Russia
Start Date: Middle of Feb 2019
Duration: 192 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 478195 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Latest media headlines

Articles: 61 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Amazon Rainforest fire LIVE: Devastating fires revealed as São Paulo P ... Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:12:00 +0200.

2.40pm update: Almost one million square miles affected by fires. An estimated measure done by Express.co.uk shows approximately 640 million acres have been affected by the fire. Based on Google’s alert system, the area surrounded by the fi
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European mega-heatwaves linked to droughtWed, 21 Aug 2019 13:37:00 +0200.

Heatwaves in Europe have become increasingly frequent and intense in recent years. This summer, Western Europe has already been hit by two severe heatwaves. Researchers from Ghent University and Wageningen University & Research have found a
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El fuego de Gran Canaria cuadriplica al mayor gran incendio de 2019 e ... Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:36:00 +0200.

Es el mayor incendio de los últimos años en España. MADRID, 20 Ago. (EUROPA PRESS) - El fuego que se inició el pasado sábado en Valleseco, Gran Canaria, se extiende ya por un perímetro de 78,8 kilómetros en los que han ardido ya 12.000 hect
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El fuego de Gran Canaria, el más grave de este 2019Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:30:00 +0200.

El fuego que se inició el pasado sábado en Valleseco Gran Canaria , se extiende ya por un perímetro de 78,8 kilómetros en los que han ardido ya 1 2.000 hectáreas , una cifra que cuadriplica al que era el mayor incendio en España en lo que s
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), WMO (1), INFORM (2),