Overall Green alert Drought for Western Australia-2019
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1013588
Name: Western Australia-2019
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Sep 2019
Duration: 165 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 112811 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 406 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Australia, ‘stagione incendi alimentata dal climate change’Tue, 17 Mar 2020 15:11:00 +0100.

Roma, 11 mar. (Adnkronos/Xinhua) – Gli incendi che hanno devastato lo Stato australiano del Nuovo Galles del Sud sono stati i peggiori della storia della regione e indicano che la portata degli incendi potrà solo aumentare nel futuro senza
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Naciones Unidas: «El cambio climático es más mortal que el coronavirus ... Sun, 15 Mar 2020 13:57:00 +0100.

La epidemia mortal de dengue que azota a Colombia, Brasil, México y Nicaragua; la pérdida de hasta el 70% de cultivos en el Corredor Seco de Centroamérica; las inundaciones en Argentina, Uruguay; los incendios en Brasil, Bolivia y Venezuela
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El cambio climático es más mortal que el coronavirusFri, 13 Mar 2020 07:25:00 +0100.

En 2019, el cambio climático tuvo graves consecuencias sobre la salud , la comida y el hogar de millones de personas en el mundo. Además, puso en riesgo la vida marina y una gran cantidad de ecosistemas , asegura el informe sobre el Estado
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METEO; doppio attacco tropicale in Australia. Minacciati...Fri, 13 Mar 2020 05:07:00 +0100.

Forte maltempo in Australia in un'immagine di archivio. Dopo un periodo di relativa quiete atmosferica l'Australia torna preda di piogge di una certa consistenza accompagnate da venti impetuosi . Sono ormai dimenticati i mesi della siccità
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), WMO (1), INFORM (2),