‘Godzilla’ Saharan dust cloud drifts toward U.S. 

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‘Godzilla’ Saharan dust cloud drifts toward U.S. 

Experts worry high levels of dust could worsen the impact of Covid-19 A plume of dust from the Sahara, nicknamed the “Godzilla Dust Cloud” because of its monstrous size, has made its way across the Atlantic Ocean. After blanketing the Caribbean, it is now lumbering toward the southeastern United States. Although summer dust plumes are not uncommon in the region, this one stands out due to its size and density.  "This is the most significant event in the past 50 years. Conditions are dangerous in many Caribbean islands," Pablo Méndez…

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