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Regional Climate Maps: Europe, US National Weather Service, Climate Prediction Center
Weekly, monthly and 3-month maps on recent precipitation and temperature data and derived climate variables

Real-Time Online Information provided through the DESERT action of the EC Joint Research Centre, Institut for Environment and Sustainability
Maps and other information on precipitation anomaly, soil moisture, soil moisture anomaly and further measures are presented

Guardian Unlimited: Drought, articles on drought issues world wide

Individual Countries

An Information platform for early recognition of drought in Switzerland (current language: German; planned languages: English, French, Italian). The information platform is developed by the research project “DROUGHT-CH: Early recognition of critical drought and low flow conditions in Switzerland”, which is part of the Swiss National Research Programme “Sustainable Water Management” (NRP 61).

United Kingdom

Environment Agency
Drought: Information on drought and the current water status in the UK