The dust should improve as it moves across Florida this week, but is expected to worsen when it reaches the coasts of Texas and Louisiana.
Dust will also remain in place for a large part of the Caribbean and Mexico.
“The concentration of dust of the last week was historic. The dust of this week is much more typical of what we see in a given year, ” said the meteorologist on CNN, Judson Jones.
The dust saharan africa went to the united States each year. It is raised into the atmosphere by the wind and storms in Africa, while he begins a journey of 5000 miles to the Caribbean and the United States. This year is the worst since decades.
This next cycle of dust should not be as dense as the previous one, but it will still be bad enough to bother some allergies and asthma. According to the ministry of public Health of Georgia, the dust can cause irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat.
“By the time the dust cloud reached the Usa, most of the larger pellets are fallen due to gravity. There remain only the smaller particles known as PM2,5. What are the most dangerous to breathe into your lungs, ” said a meteorologist for CNN. Said Chad Myers.
However, the dust saharan africa has some positive aspects. One limit the development of tropical systems in the Atlantic because of the dry air surrounding the dust.
In addition, it can create some of the sunrises and sunsets are the most striking. According to the meteorologist on CNN’s Haley Brink, ” the particles of dust high in the atmosphere can scatter the light of the sun and create some of the sunsets more vivid “.
The dust is expected to improve by the end of the week.