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Rise of sandstorms plagues Middle East

Sandstorms have long been known to cause chaos in the Middle East - blocking out the sun in the middle of the day, or leaving passenger jets grounded on the airport tarmac. But the phenomenon is becoming increasingly common, with both the effects of global warming and local conflicts having an important impact. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with Alex Jennings.


A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Emerald Maxwell

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