Overall Green alert Drought for North Mexico-2019
in Mexico, United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013352
Name: North Mexico-2019
Countries: Mexico, United States
Start Date: End of Apr 2019
Duration: 154 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 172474 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 154 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

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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Watch: Drought kills hundreds of fish in Greek lakeSat, 21 Sep 2019 04:14:00 +0200.

Hundreds of fish have washed up on the shores of a lake in northern Greece after drought caused a drop in the water level, authorities said on Friday. The fish in Lake Koronia near Thessaloniki died of a lack of oxygen in the water, said I
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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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Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 deadSat, 21 Sep 2019 02:32:00 +0200.

HOUSTON — Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have bee
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),