Saharan dust storm transforms skies and landscapes in parts of Europe

Saharan dust storm transforms skies and landscapes in parts of Europe

A Saharan dust storm has transformed skies and landscapes in parts of Europe on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. The dust plumes have already reached northern Europe and are now crossing the Atlantic Ocean toward South America. A #SaharanDust storm has transformed skies and…

Large amount of Saharan dust moving over the Atlantic Ocean

Large amount of Saharan dust moving over the Atlantic Ocean

Another large Saharan dust cloud has lifted off western Africa late Sunday, August 22, 2021, and is now moving over the Atlantic Ocean toward the Caribbean and the United States. The cloud seems of similar strength to the one produced last week. Image credit:…

Dense clouds of Saharan dust spreading over Europe and Atlantic Ocean

Dense clouds of Saharan dust spreading over Europe and Atlantic Ocean

Earth-observing satellites are picking up two dense clouds of Saharan dust — one moving NE over the Mediterranean Sea into Europe and the other W over the Atlantic Ocean. The European cloud has already reached southern Spain, Corsica, and most of Italy and is…

Large Saharan dust cloud moving over the Atlantic Ocean

Large Saharan dust cloud moving over the Atlantic Ocean

A new large Saharan dust cloud is moving over the Atlantic Ocean and is expected to reach the Caribbean by the end of the week. The cloud will remain over the Caribbean until the end of the week and move toward the southeastern US early next week. Saharan dust…

Large cloud of Saharan dust reaches the Caribbean and South America

Large cloud of Saharan dust reaches the Caribbean and South America

A large cloud of Saharan dust moving across the Atlantic Ocean over the past week has reached the Caribbean and South America. The dust will remain over the region for the next couple of days, limiting visibility and lowering air quality. After that, it's…

Saharan dust cloud travels across Atlantic

Saharan dust cloud travels across Atlantic

NOAA's satellites have detected a plume of dust moving off the coast of Africa. The Saharan Air Layer has a relatively constrained area of high concentration. This animation bellow, released by NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory, uses a recently enhanced