Showing posts with label dust storm. Show all posts
Showing posts with label dust storm. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Storm Celia : Sahara dust storm blows across Spain, taints sky orange


 Storm Celia pushed dust from the Sahara desert across the peninsula: A mass of hot air from the Sahara desert dumped dust on large parts of Spain including Madrid on Tuesday, colouring the sky orange and coating cars and streets.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Πόλεμος και κλιματικές αλλαγές οι πιθανές αιτίες σκόνης από τη Συρία

Ως ένα «σπανιότατο» φαινόμενο χαρακτήρισε ο Ανώτερος Μετεωρολογικός Λειτουργός Κλεάνθης  Νικολαΐδης, τη σκόνη που ταλαιπώρησε την περασμένη εβδομάδα την Κύπρο και την οποία αποδίδει τόσο στις κλιματικές αλλαγές αλλά και στην πολεμική σύρραξη στην περιοχή.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Deadly sandstorm continues to blanket Middle East

Lebanon's unprecedented and deadly sandstorm has forced the government to shut schools and public institutions over health concerns.

Dust storm causes flight cancellations in Cyprus

Thick desert dust affecting Cyprus for a second day forced the cancellation of landings at Larnaca airport on the southeastern shores of the island, an official said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Jordan in full gear to face unprecedented heat wave

Jordan said Monday that it was taking all necessary measures to face the unprecedented heat wave which caused power cuts countrywide and the closure of several major highways.

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Dust storm shuts down 4 ports in Egypt's Suez

Four ports in Egypt's Suez were closed down on Thursday due to a dust storm that hit the governorate which overlooks the entrance to the Suez Canal from the Gulf of Suez, said Abdel-Rehim Mostafa, spokesperson for the Red Sea Ports Authority.

Sahara Dessert sand on its way to Britain

Sand blown more than 3,000 km from Africa's Sahara Dessert is expected to contribute to very high pollution levels across parts of England on Friday, the British government warned Wednesday.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Egypt dust storm forces Cairo, Alexandria airports to suspend landings

Egypt's two main airports have suspended landings due to a dust storm which forced two planes to make emergency landings in Cairo, the head of the state civil aviation company said on Tuesday.

EL News