Overall Orange alert Drought for Chile and Argentina-2019
in Argentina, Chile

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013282
Name: Chile and Argentina-2019
Countries: Argentina, Chile
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 149 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 473764 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),