Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Western Europe-2022
in Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Slovenia, San Marino, ,

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1015469
Name: Central Western Europe-2022
Glide number: DR-2022-000251-CHE
Countries: Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Slovenia, San Marino, ,
Start Date: End of Feb 2022
Duration: 220 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1091251 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 95 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Lessons in managing the risk of floods and droughts2022-09-22T01:10+0200.

Conducted with support from the EU-funded HydroSocialExtremes, MYRIAD-EU, PerfectSTORM and SECurITY projects, the study shows that while risk management helps to reduce the impact of floods and droughts, it struggles to deal with unpreceden
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Lessons in managing the risk of floods and droughts2022-09-21T13:07+0200.

Risk management has reduced human and economic vulnerability to floods and droughts, but their impact is still increasing in many parts of the world. What is therefore needed is a better understanding of what causes these changing impacts,
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Climate change increases extreme episodes of floods and droughts2022-09-18T09:22+0200.

Article warns about current risk management not being effective when facing extreme episodes of floods and droughts. Risk management has reduced the vulnerability to floods and droughts around the world, but their impact is still increasing
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Meteo Europa. Ondata di piogge anche intense in arrivo su...2022-09-15T07:43+0200.

ondata di piogge in Europa. I livelli di molti fiumi in Europa rimangono bassi a causa della prolungata siccità; tuttavia questa situazione tende a migliorare nel corso dei prossimi giorni per il passaggio di alcune piove perturbazioni. I m
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Analytical report

01/Sep/2022 16:18 UTC

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Analytical report

04/Aug/2022 07:44 UTC

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Analytical report

25/Mar/2022 18:10 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),