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Sand from the Sahara blamed for mucky residue on cars in parts of Swansea Bay today

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: March 31, 2014

By Paul Turner / paul.turner@swwmedia.co.uk / @readmybook

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Sand from here - the Sahara desert - is what made your car mucky today.

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SAND from the Sahara is being blamed for annoying drivers who’ve just had their cars washed in parts of the Swansea Bay area.

A thin layer of the stuff coated parts of the city today.

It travelled 2,000 miles to get here thanks to a wind from the south east.

A number of people have taken to Twitter today to moan about the dust, and it is the same in other parts of the country as well.

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According to the Met Office the phenomenon requires just the right conditions to happen.

But there’s no need to worry - the dust isn’t harmful, just frustrating if you’ve just polished your motor.

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