Overall Green alert Drought for Caucasus-Northeastern Black Sea-2019
in Georgia, Russia, Ukraine

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013691
Name: Caucasus-Northeastern Black Sea-2019
Countries: Georgia, Russia, Ukraine
Start Date: End of Oct 2019
Duration: 135 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 80844 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Hotter climate upped risk of Australia's record bushfires by 30%, new ... Thu, 05 Mar 2020 04:46:00 +0100.

“There is evidence that Australian fire seasons have lengthened and become more intense — and extreme temperatures have played a role in this,” said Sophie Lewis, a climate scientist at the University of New South Wales in Canberra and a co
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Hotter climate increased risk of Australia’s record fires by 30%Thu, 05 Mar 2020 01:53:00 +0100.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Climate change raised the chances of Australia’s extreme fire season by at least 30%, according to a study released Wednesday by climate scientists at the World Weather Attribution group. Scientists from Australia, Europe
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Hotter climate upped risk of Australia's record fires by 30 per centThu, 05 Mar 2020 01:03:00 +0100.

Climate change raised the chances of Australia's extreme fire season by at least 30 per cent, according to a study released Wednesday by climate scientists at the World Weather Attribution group. Scientists from Australia, Europe and North
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Hotter climate upped risk of Australia’s record fires by 30%Wed, 04 Mar 2020 21:16:00 +0100.

WASHINGTON — Climate change raised the chances of Australia's extreme fire season by at least 30 per cent, according to a study released Wednesday by climate scientists at the World Weather Attribution group. Scientists from Australia, Euro
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