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Sandstorm hits Cyprus

8 September 2015

The whole of the island has been under a veil of dust since yesterday afternoon.

A sandstorm from Saudi Arabia arrived yesterday afternoon, effecting the whole island. The Met office forecasts that the sand storm will continue today and tomorrow. Drivers were warned to take care whilst driving yesterday as visibility dropped to a minimum.

Flights were delayed taking off yesterday evening. However the normal schedule was resumed later.

People with respiratory problems and asthma have been warned to stay indoors.

Kibris Postasi

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