Overall Green alert Drought for Western Australia-2020
in Australia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013971
Name: Western Australia-2020
Countries: Australia
Start Date: Middle of Mar 2020
Duration: 150 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 137884 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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