Sahara Desert dust makes spectacular sunsets

glenda_al

View from my friends veranda last night:



A thin veil of dust from the Sahara Desert is riding the trade winds west, setting the stage for a milky sky and vibrant sunset.



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schoolhouse_gwagain

wow

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ravencajun Zone 8b TX

Yes it does! But it also kills me! My allergies are so bad. I wake up with my head feeling like the entire desert is in there lol.

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OutsidePlaying

Beautiful

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nickel_kg

Prettiest sunset I've seen in a long time -- thanks for sharing it!

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murraysmom Zone 6a OH

What great colors!! So beautiful. Thanks for sharing this!

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eld6161

Amazing.

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OutsidePlaying

We are north of Glenda and what sunrise and sunset looked like yesterday here. Weird colors when the sun came up.




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nicole___

Dust and smoke from fires make great sunsets. BEAUTIFUL shots!

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yeonassky

Gorgeous Glenda thank you! Hope you're having a wonderful time at your friends' place!

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sprtphntc7a

WOW!!!! GORGEOUS!!! thanks for sharing and have a great time with your friend!!

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adellabedella_usa

We are supposed to have a good dose of Sahara dust moving in as the rain goes away. Ugh!

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marylmi

Beautiful!

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joanmn

Beautiful, Glenda.

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fran1523

That is gorgeous. This is a sunset in the Serengeti. Must be all that dust in the air.




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georgysmom2

So beautiful, it doesn't look real.

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DawnInCal

I'm sorry for those who have allergies that are made worse by the dust.

Glenda, those are beautiful pictures - what stunning colors! nicole is right about wildfire smoke making some amazing sunsets as well.

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glenda_al

Didn't have it, last night, due to cloud coverage.

Friend has the perfect view for those beautiful pictures.

Thanks all!

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schoolhouse_gwagain

glenda - where are you? I must have missed the fact that you were going on this trip. I thought a friend had sent you the photos.

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glenda_al

Wish I was on a trip. It's a friend and she took the photo from her veranda. Has a very scenic view from her home.

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blfenton

Wow. Apparently these sand storms from the Sahara are also creating record high temps throughout Europe.

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schoolhouse_gwagain

Well, that's what I kept thinking. Others were saying, "have a great time with your friend" and "hope you're having a great time at your friend's place". I was like whaaat???

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