Desert dust from Sahara paints European sky burnt orange

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The sky turned orange in elements of southern Europe as some areas had been lined with sand and dust introduced by robust winds from the Sahara desert in Africa.

Meteorologists say the phenomenon happens yearly, however this time the Sahara winds had been stronger than regular, the BBC reported.

The infiltration of desert grit even turned native snow sandy, the BBC mentioned.

Photos show skiers at a resort in Anzere, Switzerland, having fun with the orange snow and the brightly coloured skies on Saturday.

In Lyon, France, folks additionally had been mesmerized by the views of the Sahara sand colours taking up the town.

A photograph from NASA’s Earth Observing System Information and Data System exhibits the circulate of the Saharan dust touring throughout the Mediterranean Sea into Europe.