The Associate Press reports:
Sunsets across Florida in the coming days could become even more spectacular, as clouds of dust from the Sahara desert sweep in across the Atlantic coast.
The plume is expected to dampen storm activity but worsen air pollution, causing trouble for some people with allergies and other respiratory problems. Some health experts say symptoms could mimic those from COVID-19.
Scientists and health experts have long monitored the plumes for their effect on weather, the climate and the oceans. It’s unclear how severely the incoming plume of dust will affect human health.
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Clouds of dust from the Sahara desert are set to sweep into Florida from the Atlantic coast. The plume is expected to dampen storm activity but worsen air pollution. https://t.co/m5EOnSAip0
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SAHARAN DUST: A plume of dust form the Sahara Desert making its way across the Atlantic will possibly make it to South Florida, limiting our moisture and lowering our rain chances tomorrow into Saturday. High pressure will also help to bring us drier air. pic.twitter.com/ZNwsxVGvsq
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