Overall Green alert Drought for South-East Australia-2023
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016677
Name: South-East Australia-2023
Countries: Australia
Start Date: Middle of Aug 2023
Duration: 115 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 382444 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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We're in an El Nino - so why has Australia been so wet?2023-12-04T08:38+0100.

After three La Nina summers many of us would have been expecting much hotter and drier conditions this spring and summer after the arrival of El Nino. Instead, in many parts of eastern Australia it's rained and rained over the last few week
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We're in an El Nino - so why has Australia been so wet?2023-12-04T08:09+0100.

After three La Nina summers many of us would have been expecting much hotter and drier conditions this spring and summer after the arrival of El Nino. Instead, in many parts of eastern Australia it's rained and rained over the last few week
...(more)
We're in an El Nino - so why has Australia been so wet?2023-12-04T07:55+0100.

After three La Nina summers many of us would have been expecting much hotter and drier conditions this spring and summer after the arrival of El Nino. Instead, in many parts of eastern Australia it's rained and rained over the last few week
...(more)
We're in an El Nino - so why has Australia been so wet?2023-12-04T07:49+0100.

After three La Nina summers many of us would have been expecting much hotter and drier conditions this spring and summer after the arrival of El Nino. Instead, in many parts of eastern Australia it's rained and rained over the last few week
...(more)

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