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Watch: Sahara Dust No More Blue Skies

    SAHARAN dust continues to cause concern for Trinidad and Tobago and the Eastern Caribbean. The passage of a tropical wave on Thursday brought some relief but the Saharan dust concentration has risen again. This according to the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS). It stated, “The new plume of dust is now at […]Read More

High Levels of Sahara Dust

  HIGH levels of Sahara dust and increase cloudiness is in the forecast for Trinidad and Tobago over the next few days. At its 4 pm weather update on Sunday the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) stated, “There is an increase in cloudiness across Trinidad and Tobago as some low level moisture associated with […]Read More

What is Sahara Dust

  In the atmosphere there is a layer of air. This layer of air is called the Saharan Air Layer (SAL) which is an extremely hot, dry and dust-laden layer of air that originates over the Sahara Desert of North Africa, where it extends from the surface upwards to several kilometres, according to the Trinidad […]Read More

Sahara Dust Over the Weekend in TT

  EXPECT an increase in Sahara dust on Saturday and Sunday. The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service in a Facebook Post on Saturday stated: “A short-lived Saharan dust event is expected between Saturday evening (25th) and Sunday night (26th). “The event is not expected to be as significant as ones earlier this year, but sensitive […]Read More