Overall Green alert Drought for Western Australia-2020
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013971
Name: Western Australia-2020
Countries: Australia
Start Date: Middle of Mar 2020
Duration: 233 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 94493 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 161 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Naciones Unidas advierte regreso de La Niña: Podría acentuar sequía en ... Thu, 29 Oct 2020 19:55:00 +0100.

La Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM) , agencia especializada de las Naciones Unidas en la materia, informó este jueves sobre el regreso del fenómeno climático de La Niña , el cual se extenderá hasta el próximo año y traerá una serie
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Bye, Bye Mr. American pieWed, 28 Oct 2020 12:41:00 +0100.

Riprendiamo un articolo di Nicola Carella, pubblicato qualche giorno fa su intersezionale.com, che fa un'analisi generale sulla situazione politico-economica e sociale degli USA in vista delle imminenti elezioni presidenziali. C‘è stata una
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Little-known NSW wetland teeming with waterbirds as state's 'Kakadu' s ... Sun, 25 Oct 2020 00:04:00 +0200.

The end of the drought in western New South Wales has transformed a little-known wetland into an oasis for Australia's wildlife. Key points: An aerial waterbird survey finds signs of recovery in NSW after the drought; Thousands of native an
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Fallout from Australia’s Huge Wildfires Is Choking RiversSat, 24 Oct 2020 06:21:00 +0200.

This story originally appeared on Yale Environment 360 and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (33), WMO (1), INFORM (2),