The Saharastof made in recent days in the alpine countries is already for beautiful sunrises and sunsets. The cause was a fairly strong wind from the southeast that Saharastof, directly from North Africa to the Alps the river. In combination with some passing high clouds colored the sky during sunset and sunrise bright red. Above the snow made for a beautiful effect as witnessed by the webcam images.
A depression barrel, today and tomorrow, heading for the coast of France while above the European mainland, a high pressure system is present. This situation ensures that the Saharastof all the way up over the Benelux will blow. “The sunlight in the morning and in the evening a long path through the atmosphere must take will be broken on this dust which is also known as Mie-scattering is called,” said Lander van Tricht.
The sky turns this extra red. Also calculate the models also have some high clouds that also for a extra red color.