Orange Snow Covers European Peaks

Sahara desert dust turns snow orange in eastern Europe.

Winds displaced sands from the Sahara desert and mixed with snow in paces like Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Romania and Moldova.

Above, orange snow was seen in Sochi, Russia, on Friday, March 23, 2018.  Credit Instagram / margarita_alshina

Near record density Saharan dust storms meet blizzards across Eastern and Southern Europe, resulting orange snows blanket.

Orange dust

From Sochi to Crete, eerie orange snows cover peaks.


via earthsky