Overall Green alert Drought for New South Wales (Australia)-2019
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013281
Name: New South Wales (Australia)-2019
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Jun 2019
Duration: 90 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 382867 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist saysTue, 17 Sep 2019 14:44:00 +0200.

Media caption The acceleration in melting of the ice sheet covering Greenland has shocked researchers. Extreme events linked to climate change, such as the heatwave in Europe this year, are occurring sooner than expected, an ex-chief scient
La crisis del agua en Chile: amenazas y acciones necesariasWed, 11 Sep 2019 20:06:00 +0200.

SANTIAGO, 11 sep 2019 (IPS) - Desde excesos a insuficiencias, el agua presenta desafíos únicos en la Región Metropolitana (RM) de Chile, el centro de la vibrante capital donde reside casi la mitad de su población. Un informe reciente del Co
Dust up in parliament over drought policyWed, 11 Sep 2019 09:55:00 +0200.

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Labor frontbencher Joel Fitzgibbon have agreed to meet within the next week to discuss the long dry spell, after a heated exchange in parliament. Mr McCormack's face went red as he yelled at the o

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