Overall Green alert Drought for South-West Australia-2023
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016588
Name: South-West Australia-2023
Countries: Australia
Start Date: End of Jul 2023
Duration: 221 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 83344 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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