Saharan desert sands hit our region

Saharan dust which has been "lingering" due to a lack of wind will make it's way to our region overnight.

Saharan desert sand to hit the region

The kind of red Saharan dust synonymous with the dry western African nations like Mauritania has been reported in Britain Credit: Reuters/Finbarr O'Reilly

Saharan desert which has been 'lingering' over the UK for the past few days is due to hit out region overnight.

The recently established southerly airflow has carried the dust particles all the way from the deserts of North Africa.

Further south it has left red-colour dust deposits on cars.

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