Overall Green alert Drought for Iberian Peninsula-2022
in Spain, Portugal

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1015708
Name: Iberian Peninsula-2022
Countries: Spain, Portugal
Start Date: End of Apr 2022
Duration: 166 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 115687 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 574 | About casualties: 24 | Last hour: 0

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La respuesta a la preocupante situación de los embalses españoles hay que encontrarla en los termómetros. «El cambio climático ha elevado la temperatura en España», destaca Martín. El pasado verano meteorológico (de junio a agosto) fue el m
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Five deadly disasters worsened by climate change this summer2022-10-02T03:46+0200.

Huge , monsoon rains and deadly landslides have wreaked havoc across the globe during the summer of this year. Natural disasters have killed thousands of people around the world in just months, injuring countless more and leaving tens of mi
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Analytical report

01/Sep/2022 16:18 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

04/Aug/2022 07:49 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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