Overall Green alert Drought for Central USA-2021
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 8 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA-2021
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Oct 2023
Duration: 179 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 130787 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 888 | About casualties: 32 | Last hour: 2

A storm dumps record rain across the desert nation of UAE and floods D ... 2024-04-18T00:07+0200.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The desert nation of the United Arab Emirates attempted to dry out Wednesday from the heaviest rain ever recorded there after a deluge flooded out Dubai International Airport , disrupting flights through the wo
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22 mins ago 0:252024-04-18T00:03+0200.

The desert nation of the United Arab Emirates attempted to dry out today from the heaviest rain ever recorded there after a deluge flooded out Dubai International Airport, disrupting flights through the world's busiest airfield for internat
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UAE deluged after historic storm dumps record rain across the desert n ... 2024-04-17T19:00+0200.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The desert nation of the United Arab Emirates attempted to dry out Wednesday from the heaviest rain ever recorded there after a deluge flooded out Dubai International Airport, disrupting flights through th
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ICMC’s Member in South Sudan Responds to Displacement Crisis Caused by ... 2024-04-17T18:54+0200.

As displacement caused by conflict in Sudan creates a new humanitarian crisis, ICMC’s member in South Sudan provides lifesaving emergency assistance and continues to call for peace. Since April 2023, more than 500,000 people have arrived in
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),