Why does the sky have an eerie orange glow?

Storm Ophelia has brought with it Saharan dust and smoke from fires over Iberia which has given the sun and sky an eerie orange glow.

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More of your pictures of the strange orange sun

The sun over Gosport, Hampshire just after Noon Credit: Claire Tee

Here are some more of your pictures of the sun glowing orange.

The sun over North Kent looking more like sunset Credit: Catherine Churcher
Stonehenge with an orange hue sky as a backdrop Credit: Sharon Gibbons

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