Overall Green alert Drought for Patagonia (Argentina, Chile)-2023
in Argentina, Chile

Event summary

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

GDACS ID DR 1016777
Name: Patagonia (Argentina, Chile)-2023
Countries: Argentina, Chile
Start Date: End of Oct 2023
Duration: 177 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 192210 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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