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Holiday Dust

At this time of year, many of us are in search of some winter sun, and a popular destination for Brits abroad is Egypt. Typical conditions in Cairo at this time of year are fairly warm, dry and sunny. On … Continue reading

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Storm in Sahara sends dust to UK

Red dust covering cars in the south this weekend was blown in from the Sahara Desert.  A large amount of sand and dust was swept up by storm winds in the desert, around 2000 miles away in northwest Africa. The … Continue reading

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Saharan dust heads for the UK

A wind storm that developed over northwestern Africa on the 3rd and  4th April left a legacy of Saharan dust in the atmosphere over parts of Western Europe. Gusty winds reached 50mph at times over southern Morocco and western Algeria … Continue reading

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