Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Asia-2021
in Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 29 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1015257
Name: Central Asia-2021
Glide number: DR-2022-000215-AFG
Countries: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Start Date: End of Oct 2021
Duration: 908 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 865153 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Heavy rains and floods kill over 100 across Pakistan and Afghanistan2024-04-16T21:06+0200.

islamabad - Authorities in Pakistan and Afghanistan said Tuesday that intense unseasonal rainfall, lightning and floods across both neighboring countries had killed at least 100 people over the past several days. A spokesman for the Afghani
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Heavy rains and floods kill over 100 across Pakistan and Afghanistan2024-04-16T21:02+0200.

islamabad - Authorities in Pakistan and Afghanistan said Tuesday that intense unseasonal rainfall, lightning and floods across both neighboring countries had killed at least 100 people over the past several days. A spokesman for the Afghani
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Heavy rains and floods kill over 100 across Pakistan and Afghanistan2024-04-16T20:57+0200.

islamabad - Authorities in Pakistan and Afghanistan said Tuesday that intense unseasonal rainfall, lightning and floods across both neighboring countries had killed at least 100 people over the past several days. A spokesman for the Afghani
...(more)
Heavy rains and floods kill over 100 across Pakistan and Afghanistan2024-04-16T20:42+0200.

islamabad - Authorities in Pakistan and Afghanistan said Tuesday that intense unseasonal rainfall, lightning and floods across both neighboring countries had killed at least 100 people over the past several days. A spokesman for the Afghani
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