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Making Sense of Flash Drought: Definitions, Indicators, and Where We Go from Here
The topic of “Flash Drought” is rapidly gaining attention within both the research and drought management communities. This literature review, which was created in preparation for the National Integrated Drought Information System Flash Drought Virtual Workshop, aims to synthesize the research to date and provide a basis for future research on the topic. Specifically, this review is focused on documenting the range of definitions of “flash drought” being proposed in the research community.