Overall Green alert Drought for Western Siberia-2020
in Kazakhstan, Russia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1014256
Name: Western Siberia-2020
Countries: Kazakhstan, Russia
Start Date: End of Apr 2020
Duration: 139 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 141898 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 11 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Disasters in the makingSun, 20 Sep 2020 00:19:00 +0200.

Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are among 19 countries for which the inaugural edition of the Ecological Threat Register (ETR) , lately released by the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP), is particularly ominous news. The trio are among
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Wildfires add heat to US campaignTue, 15 Sep 2020 23:17:00 +0200.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has called President Donald Trump a "climate arsonist" for failing to acknowledge the role of global warming in the Western wildfires, while Trump said forest management was the key to controlling t
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Worst Arctic wildfires on record as ‘zombie flames’ blaze across Russi ... Tue, 08 Sep 2020 16:50:00 +0200.

The so-called 'zombie fires' are remnants of record blazes seen in Arctic regions last year Credit: Getty Images - Getty. The so-called "zombie fires" are remnants of record blazes seen in Arctic regions last year, including Siberia and nor
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Cina: inondazioni e frane in Yunnan, 14 mortiThu, 20 Aug 2020 23:39:00 +0200.

Inondazioni e frane causati dalla pioggia hanno provocato la morte di 14 persone, e altre 20 risultano disperse, nella provincia dello Yunnan, nel sud-ovest della Cina. Lo hanno riferito oggi le autorità. Secondo il dipartimento provincial
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), WMO (1), INFORM (2),