A gigantic haze of Saharan residue has obscured the skies over pieces of the Caribbean.
The residue has been moving from Africa over the Atlantic Ocean.
On Sunday it came to Puerto Rico and has since secured Cuba and parts of Mexico.
The Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique are languishing their most noticeably terrible murkiness over at any rate 10 years, and wellbeing authorities in Cuba are notice it could increment respiratory issues.
The residue cloud is additionally influencing pieces of southern Florida, including the city of Miami.
Media captionSaharan dust moves towards US
‘Bizarrely enormous region of residue’
Investigation by BBC Weather moderator Simon King
Residue and dust storms are normal in the desert locales of the world. Winds can whip the residue – as much as 2,000 million tons consistently – high up into our climate and it gets shipped numerous miles from the source.
The degree of the residue cloud is obvious on this satellite picture
The residue and sand give a wellspring of supplements to sea biological systems yet can likewise influence the climate and the wellbeing of people with respiratory issues.
Residue falling off the Sahara into the Atlantic is a typical event and is known as the Dry Air Saharan Layer. Later in the typhoon season it can repress the development of hurricanes creating around Cape Verde and the mid-Atlantic.
Throughout the most recent week anyway we’ve had a strangely huge territory of residue bridging the Atlantic influencing Central and North America. This is going to stick around throughout the end of the week. In the interim another enormous zone of residue has been seen on satellite pictures moving out of the Sahara and traversing the Atlantic.
Helpless perceivability and air quality is estimate to proceed in parts of the Caribbean and Central America over the coming week.