Overall Orange alert Drought for Southern Europe-2023
in Cyprus, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, San Marino, Türkiye

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 7 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1016679
Name: Southern Europe-2023
Glide number: DR-2023-000267-ALB
Countries: Cyprus, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, San Marino, Türkiye
Start Date: Middle of Aug 2023
Duration: 246 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 315275 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 17 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Greeting speech by the Commissioner for the Environment, Ms Antonia Th ... 2024-04-11T11:25+0200.

Dear Director of the CERIDES Centre-of-Excellence, Prof. Boustras; Dear Distinguished Speakers and Presenters of the Workshop, from abroad and from Cyprus; Dear Attendees-Participants from the various Agencies, Services, Organised Groups an
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Stephen Cadogan: Storms gathering on the horizon2024-04-09T18:31+0200.

However, the supply of potatoes and vegetables for our tables is also hit by the rainy autumn and spring. For two years in a row, Irish field vegetable growers have been hit by bad weather, which reduced yields and caused the complete loss
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Cipro, l'isola di Afrodite: le origini, cosa vedere e i posti più bell ... 2024-04-02T19:53+0200.

La Repubblica di Cipro occupa la parte meridionale dell’omonima isola, che si trova nel Mediterraneo orientale, di fronte a Libano e Israele. La destinazione, con la sua capitale Nicosia, è spartita a nord con la Turchia: ma quest’ultima è
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Address by the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Envi ... 2024-03-21T16:41+0100.

Address by the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment at the 6th Meeting of the CIS Ad-hoc Task Group on Water Scarcity and Droughts, in Larnaka It is both an honour and a privilege to welcome you to Cyprus for the 6
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

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Analytical report

06/Mar/2024 14:00 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

23/Feb/2024 09:05 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Data, images, links, services and documents

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