Overall Green alert Drought for South USA-2022
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 15 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1016053
Name: South USA-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000390-BLZ
Countries: United States
Start Date: Middle of Nov 2022
Duration: 479 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 40748 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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