Overall Orange alert Drought for Central America-2019
in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 17 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012649
Name: Central America-2019
Countries: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Start Date: End of Sep 2018
Duration: 523 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 113247 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (31), WMO (1), INFORM (2),