Overall Orange alert Drought for Mato Grosso-2019
in Bolivia, Brazil

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 18 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012926
Name: Mato Grosso-2019
Countries: Bolivia, Brazil
Start Date: End of Dec 2018
Duration: 567 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 241162 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),