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Sahara Dust

LOOK: Sahara Desert Dust Covers Britain In Smog

AP | Posted 06.02.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) -- British authorities on Wednesday warned people with heart or lung conditions to avoid exertion as a combination of industrial pollution...

The Strange Phenomena That May Have Squelched Hurricane Season

The Tampa Tribune | Keith Morelli | Posted 12.23.2013 | Miami

Wind shears, water vapor and temperature, El Nino and La Nina all play a role in the formation of hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. This year, the Sa...

LOOK: A Giant Dust Cloud From The Sahara Is Crossing The Atlantic

Posted 08.01.2013 | Green

South America could be getting a gritty taste of the Sahara Desert soon, from 5,000 miles away. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administratio...

African Dust May Stimulate California Snowfall, Study Shows

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 03.01.2013 | Green

LOS ANGELES -- One of the driest spots on Earth – the Sahara desert – is increasingly responsible for snow and rain half a world away in t...