Overall Green alert Drought for North-West Australia-2024
in Australia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 2 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016955
Name: North-West Australia-2024
Countries: Australia
Start Date: Middle of Jan 2024
Duration: 97 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 308279 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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