Potentially Dangerous Sahara Desert Dust Storm Nears Southern US


A particularly severe dust storm from the Saharan desert is nearing the southern US, satellite images show.

And the unusually dense dust plumes from Africa might make it difficult for some to breathe — which could be especially worrisome for those already struggling with respiratory issues due to coronavirus complications.

The plumes were generated by fierce winds blowing across the Sahara and raising up clouds of sand particles. This dust storm has already riddled visibility in the Caribbean. In Barbados, for example, the layer of dust is so dense that experts have issued a “severe dust haze warning,” according to CBS News.

Read more at NY POST.



  1. I’m surprised the CDC and WHO didn’t announce THEIR new coronavirus cases in the stormy Saharan desert when so many have difficulty breathing.


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