Overall Orange alert Drought for Zambezi Basin-2024
in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Event summary

No evidence of relevant impacts or not enough information available to date.

Name: Zambezi Basin-2024
Countries: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Start Date: End of Dec 2023
Duration: 125 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1708280 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 20 Jan 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 35727 km2 GDO
2 0.75 30 Jan 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 35727 km2 GDO
3 0.75 10 Feb 2024 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 47600 km2 GDO
4 1 20 Feb 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 418342 km2 GDO
5 1 01 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 513218 km2 GDO
6 1.25 10 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1392434 km2 GDO
7 1.25 20 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1473935 km2 GDO
8 1.5 30 Mar 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1401510 km2 GDO
9 1.5 24 Apr 2024 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 1708280 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Mozambique


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium Cabo Delgado Mozambique
- High Nampula Mozambique
- Medium Niassa Mozambique
- High Zambezia Mozambique

More information

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