Overall Green alert Drought for Southern Brazil-2019
in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1013245
Name: Southern Brazil-2019
Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay
Start Date: End of May 2019
Duration: 181 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 561314 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),