The southeast of the Iberian Peninsula has been hit by air currents that have dragged particles from North Africa, painting the skies of the Murcia region orange.
According to a report by Observador, air quality will suffer a considerable deterioration, and people who are more sensitive to this type of phenomenon should be extra careful, and if possible avoid exposure to the open air.
Already in Porto today the 15th, strange atmosphere, lunar vibe.
By Alexandre from Porto on 15 Mar 2022, 21:03
Oh, so THAT is why it looks like the god damn apocalypse outside today. I was wondering what was going on..
By niko from Lisbon on 16 Mar 2022, 14:09
And here I thought that it was because the Russians had cranked up Chernobyl again
By Michael from Lisbon on 16 Mar 2022, 14:23
I used to live in Tenerife and got used to these weird dust storms from the Sahara when I lived there. They were called "calimas," and it was like being in thick fog but very warm and dry. Visibility went right down and the sun could hardly shine through the thick dust in the sky. We sometimes had several in a year.
By Steve Andrews from Other on 16 Mar 2022, 14:36
Genuine question - there have been Northerly winds gusting to 40 kmh all day, so how is it coming from Africa?
By Wesley Oliver from Lisbon on 16 Mar 2022, 20:54
Wesley have a look at the pressure chart ! stand with your back to the wind and the "low" will be on your left. Winds don't blow in straight lines !
By stuart from Algarve on 18 Mar 2022, 04:08