Overall Green alert Drought for Western USA-2021
in United States

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1014821
Name: Western USA-2021
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Apr 2021
Duration: 178 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 142431 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Climate crisis: ‘Adapt or die,' says England's environment agency - NB ... 2021-10-13T21:12+0200.

LONDON — Adapt or die. This is the stark warning England’s environment agency issued Wednesday as it urged the country to change in order to cope with flooding, droughts and other extreme weather events brought on by The message comes afte
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Environmental Agency Warns Of More Flooding, Droughts2021-10-13T20:58+0200.

The U.K. Environmental Agency on Wednesday warned of further flooding and droughts if world leaders fail to implement stricter climate mitigation measures. The climate report comes with about two weeks until over 20 thousand world leaders c
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