Overall Orange alert Drought for Southern Europe-2023
in Cyprus, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, San Marino, Türkiye

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: Southern Europe-2023
Countries: Cyprus, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, San Marino, Türkiye
Start Date: Middle of Aug 2023
Duration: 257 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 256132 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.5 30 Sep 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 286011 km2 GDO
2 0.5 10 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 286011 km2 GDO
3 0.5 20 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 286011 km2 GDO
4 0.5 30 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 182175 km2 GDO
5 0.5 10 Nov 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 140866 km2 GDO
6 0.5 20 Nov 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 123194 km2 GDO
7 0.5 30 Nov 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 207992 km2 GDO
8 0.5 10 Dec 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 207992 km2 GDO
9 0.5 20 Dec 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 258260 km2 GDO
10 0.75 30 Dec 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 284395 km2 GDO
11 0.75 10 Jan 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 284395 km2 GDO
12 1 20 Jan 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 284395 km2 GDO
13 1 30 Jan 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 398556 km2 GDO
14 1 10 Feb 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 459830 km2 GDO
15 1 20 Feb 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 413750 km2 GDO
16 1 01 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 382296 km2 GDO
17 1 10 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 315275 km2 GDO
18 1 20 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 315275 km2 GDO
19 1 30 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 315275 km2 GDO
20 1 24 Apr 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 256132 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Andorra
France
Italy
Malta
San Marino
Spain


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Low Andorra Andorra
- Low Aquitaine France
- Low Auvergne France
- Low Centre France
- Low Languedoc-Rousillon France
- Low Limousin France
- Low Midi-Pyrenees France
- Low Poitou-Charentes France
- Low Provence-Alpes-Cote-d'Azur, Monaco France
- Low Rhone-Alpes France
- Low Basilicata Italy
- Low Calabria Italy
- Low Campania Italy
- Low Emilia-romagna Italy
- Low Lazio, Holy See Italy
- Low Lombardia Italy
- Low Puglia Italy
- Low Sardegna Italy
- Low Sicilia Italy
- Low Toscana Italy
- Low Umbria Italy
- Low Veneto Italy
- Low Cantabria Spain
- Low Castilla y León Spain
- Low Cataluña/Catalunya Spain
- Low País Vasco/Euskadi Spain
- Low La Rioja Spain

More information

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