Overall Green alert Drought for Iberian Peninsula-2022
in Spain, Portugal

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1015708
Name: Iberian Peninsula-2022
Countries: Spain, Portugal
Start Date: End of Apr 2022
Duration: 169 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 115687 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 576 | About casualties: 24 | Last hour: 0

Desertificación de España: ¿qué puedo hacer como consumidor para comba ... 2022-10-06T06:05+0200.

Según los Programas de Acción Nacionales de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación, cerca del 74% de España está en riesgo de desertificación y el 18%, en alto riesgo de convertirse en un desierto de forma i
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Climate change made 2022 drought 'at least 20 times likelier'2022-10-06T03:53+0200.

The three months from June-August were the hottest in Europe since records began, and the exceptionally high temperatures led to the worst drought the continent has witnessed since the Middle Ages. Crops withered in European breadbaskets
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The solutions of science to prevent the desert from swallowing Spain ( ... 2022-10-02T19:44+0200.

Interview Will the technology of the future save us or doom our species? Materials Critical metals: the new oil that could leave the West without cell phones, electric cars or renewables. Human greed desertifies, the abandonment of the coun
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«Si viene un otoño seco, va a ser un desastre»2022-10-02T16:38+0200.

La respuesta a la preocupante situación de los embalses españoles hay que encontrarla en los termómetros. «El cambio climático ha elevado la temperatura en España», destaca Martín. El pasado verano meteorológico (de junio a agosto) fue el m
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Analytical report

01/Sep/2022 16:18 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

04/Aug/2022 07:49 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),