Overall Green alert Drought for Eastern China-2019
in China

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013218
Name: Eastern China-2019
Countries: China
Start Date: End of May 2019
Duration: 136 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 158199 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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