Overall Orange alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1012806
Name: Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
Countries: China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand
Start Date: End of Nov 2018
Duration: 329 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 273624 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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