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

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 16 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA - Mexico-2021
Countries: Canada, Mexico, United States
Start Date: End of Jul 2021
Duration: 495 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 709608 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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