Overall Orange alert Drought for Eastern China-2019
in China

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013258
Name: Eastern China-2019
Countries: China
Start Date: End of May 2019
Duration: 219 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 520578 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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