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Old Apr 4th, 2014, 09:50 AM
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"David Cameron's car covered in sand" - I can think of better things I'd like to cover it in.
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Old Apr 4th, 2014, 10:09 AM
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"Sahara Dust Storm" makes better headlines than smog, which is a common occurrence, although usually not a severe as the current one. Even the European Commission's environment spokesman said: ""To say this is a temporary issue caused by Saharan dust shows a clear misunderstanding of the air pollution issue."
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Old Apr 4th, 2014, 10:35 AM
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Stevelyon hehe
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Old Apr 5th, 2014, 03:10 AM
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Actually, other countries in Europe are being affected by this huge sand storm in the atmosphere. If we can't go to the desert, the desert is coming to us
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Old Apr 5th, 2014, 04:18 AM
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As others have said, some reddish dust and air quality quite poor.

A couple of years ago, in the north of Sicily, I experience a rain/dust storm. After 20 minutes the windscreen of the car was completely obscured and I needed to pour several litres of water across it before I could safely see again.
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Old Apr 5th, 2014, 04:58 AM
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Yes, the Mediterranean countries get far worse. Here is an example from nine years ago:
http://www.greeklandscapes.com/maps/...st-greece.html
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