Overall Green alert Drought for North Myanmar, NorthEast India-2021
in Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 9 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014718
Name: North Myanmar, NorthEast India-2021
Countries: Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar
Start Date: End of Jan 2021
Duration: 320 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 121573 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (35), INFORM (2),