Overall Green alert Drought for Eastern Europe-2023
in Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1016401
Name: Eastern Europe-2023
Glide number: DR-2023-000138-AUT
Countries: Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine
Start Date: End of Jul 2023
Duration: 271 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 90324 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

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Analytical report

06/Dec/2023 14:19 UTC

GDO analytical report imported in GDACS update automatic procedure

Analytical report

14/Jul/2023 13:47 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),