Overall Green alert Drought for Montana (USA)-2022
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015553
Name: Montana (USA)-2022
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Mar 2022
Duration: 149 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 8376 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Wildfires in Portugal, Spain contained2022-08-18T14:17+0200.

LISBON: Massive wildfires in Portugal and Spain were largely under control Thursday after forcing thousands from their homes and destroying large swathes of land. The fires in both countries followed punishing heatwaves and long dry spells,
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More and more droughts: How both India and the world is getting affect ... 2022-08-18T13:01+0200.

Over a billion people are desperate for a thin layer of soil and a few millimetres of rain to survive. These places do not have enough moisture to plant crops and quench thirsty fields. Drought is looming in every corner of the world, inclu
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Scorching heat waves roasting the world: China Daily contributors2022-08-18T07:33+0200.

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Global warming is producing all types of extreme weather anomalies around the globe. In the past, these extreme weather events were mostly reflected in major floods and prolonged droughts, although
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