Overall Green alert Drought for Black Sea area-2019
in Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Ukraine

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 10 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013691
Name: Black Sea area-2019
Countries: Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Ukraine
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 346 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 371172 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Massive Arctic heatwave reignites Siberian forest firesThu, 28 May 2020 04:51:00 +0200.

"Climate change is no longer a distant threat, but is already bringing about a new reality for many," Robert Rohde, lead scientist at Berkeley Earth, tweeted on May, 19, reports Newsweek. Russia has experienced the warmest winter ever recor
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Siberia hit by 'zombie' wildfires as heatwave takes holdThu, 28 May 2020 04:36:00 +0200.

After the hottest winter on record, the Russian spring has yielded a Siberian heatwave that is reigniting fires still simmering from last year. The region has witnessed unusually warm weather this month, with temperatures in some parts of t
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Massive Arctic heatwave reignites Siberian forest firesThu, 28 May 2020 02:21:00 +0200.

"Climate change is no longer a distant threat, but is already bringing about a new reality for many," Robert Rohde, lead scientist at Berkeley Earth, tweeted on May, 19, reports Newsweek. Russia has experienced the warmest winter ever recor
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Siberian heat wave reignites fires still smouldering since last yearWed, 27 May 2020 16:22:00 +0200.

London/Moscow — After the hottest winter on record, the Russian spring has brought a Siberian heat wave that is reigniting fires still smouldering since last year. The region has had unusually warm weather this month, with temperatures in p
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