Overall Orange alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 12 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012806
Name: Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 634 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 453259 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), WMO (1), INFORM (2),