Overall Green alert Drought for Central USA-2021
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA-2021
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Oct 2023
Duration: 135 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 130787 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 469 | About casualties: 12 | Last hour: 0

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),