Tag: Saharan

Apocalyptic Saharan dust cloud to descend over Europe as thunderstorms to rock continent

Apocalyptic Saharan dust cloud to descend over Europe as thunderstorms to rock continent

According to the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), a UN body, as well as causing a nuisance for anyone who forgets to close their window, th [...]
UK weather: Saharan dust cloud could create a ‘blood rain’ effect across the UK

UK weather: Saharan dust cloud could create a ‘blood rain’ effect across the UK

The Met Office has already issued a yellow thunderstorm warning which is in place until the early hours of Thursday in south-east England, includin [...]
Met Office weather warning: 'Blood rain' may strike as terrifying Saharan dust cloud looms

Met Office weather warning: 'Blood rain' may strike as terrifying Saharan dust cloud looms

The phenomenon occurs as a result of red Saharan dust mixing in with rain.This gives rain a red appearance as it falls.The Met Office has also issu [...]
UK weather: ‘Saharan’ blast of 20C to hit Britain during scorching Easter weekend

UK weather: ‘Saharan’ blast of 20C to hit Britain during scorching Easter weekend

The Met Office says the UK could see highs of 21C over the Easter bank holiday as a "Saharan" blast of hot air moves in, bringing summer-like tempe [...]
UK weather: Brits set for sizzling Easter weekend as spring arrives with Saharan scorcher

UK weather: Brits set for sizzling Easter weekend as spring arrives with Saharan scorcher

A tropical breeze looks set to come up from the south and will gradually move in from Tuesday, where some people in the south east of the country m [...]
Startling images show sky turn orange as Saharan dust cloud blankets Spain

Startling images show sky turn orange as Saharan dust cloud blankets Spain

For a second time this week, a burst of dusty, warm wind has formed during sandstorms in the northern African Sahara desert and then crossed over t [...]
Queues at car washes across the UK as motorists rush to clean off red ‘Saharan dust’

Queues at car washes across the UK as motorists rush to clean off red ‘Saharan dust’

Atmospheric scientist Dr Claire Ryder of The University of Reading said: “The main plume is forecast to remain over the continent with only the wea [...]
London panic erupts at 'creepy martian' orange sky as huge Saharan dust cloud covers city

London panic erupts at 'creepy martian' orange sky as huge Saharan dust cloud covers city

Many people pointed out the "bizarre" colour of the sky on social media, which has occurred as a result of a Saharan dust cloud. The dust cloud has [...]
Jaw-dropping pic shows Alps covered in SAND after biblical Saharan dust cloud hits Europe

Jaw-dropping pic shows Alps covered in SAND after biblical Saharan dust cloud hits Europe

Sand blown in from the Sahara has covered snow in resorts across the Alps, turning ski pistes orange and yellow in France and Switzerland. Jaw-drop [...]
Skies turn dark as apocalyptic Saharan dust cloud hurtles towards UK bringing 'toxic air'

Skies turn dark as apocalyptic Saharan dust cloud hurtles towards UK bringing 'toxic air'

The dust cloud, which is currently over Spain, could soon hit the UK, with experts warning that it could put millions of people at risk due to the [...]
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