Sahara dust headed here

Anyone spending time on Seven Mile Beach over the next few days may have trouble seeing the buildings in George Town because of a dust cloud that originated in the Sahara Desert.

Monday morning’s rain, coupled with a thinning of the cloud as it moved into the Western Caribbean, minimised the effects Monday, but visibility will be affected for two to three more days, according to Avalon Porter, weather forecaster at the National Weather Service.

Read the full story on Tuesday or in the print edition of tomorrow’s Caymanian Compass.

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