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: 163 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: 571 | About casualties: 23 | Last hour: 0

El Gobierno destina 10 millones a frenar el riesgo de inundación en la ... 2022-09-27T13:33+0200.

Vista general de una rueda de prensa posterior a la reunión del Consejo de Ministros, en el Palacio de La Moncloa, a 30 de agosto de 2022, en Madrid (España). Abortar sin permiso paterno a las menores de 16 y 17 años, el acceso gratuito a l
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Europe’s shrinking waterways reveal treasures, and experts are worried2022-09-22T18:32+0200.

Rusted chunks of metal from an old pickup truck disintegrate in the sun. Its windows, tires and interior are long gone, and so are any operable parts. It sits against a collection of hollowed-out homes and derelict buildings, all ruins of A
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Offsets aflame: the risk of wildfires to tree-planting carbon credits2022-09-22T14:39+0200.

In July this year, a wildfire broke out in a forest plantation in northeastern Spain, consuming 14,000 hectares of trees in Bubierca, Aragon. There were many such fires across southern Europe this summer, during the continent’s worst drough
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Hacia la 'saharización' de España: el clima árido avanza 1.500 km2 cad ... 2022-09-22T12:10+0200.

España está en fase de ‘saharización’. El 75% del territorio nacional está en fase de desertificación , según varios estudios, y los climas áridos avanzan a un ritmo galopante cada año , según acaba de informar AEMET. Mientras, el nivel de
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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),