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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.ย  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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Dust storm brings Saharan sand to the UK

Many people across parts of the UK have noticed a layer of light dust on their cars or other surfaces over the past couple of days, but how did it get here? A big dust storm in the Sahara, around … Continue reading

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Saharan dust heads for the UK

A wind storm that developed over northwestern Africa on the 3rd andย  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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