A deposit of dust and sand came all the way from the deserts of North Africa to land in England.
Since sunday, people were warned not to exercise outdoors and schools kept students inside as a mix of dust from the Sahara Desert, toxic particles from the continent and fumes from cars and factories filled the skies. Asthmatics complained of sore chests and breathlessness, while commuters donned face masks to avoid breathing in the particles. The elderly and millions with health problems were advised to take special care as doctors warned that symptoms may last for several days.
Kuwait is no stranger to large sand storms during the summer or winter period. Heck, even after a rainy day we still get sand storms. But what could come as a shock to most people is that the UK would experience a weather like that.