Forecasters explained how in the Odessa region took the yellow snowPhoto:

Colored precipitation caused a dust cloud from Africa

23.03.18 70891300

Snowfall yellow in the Odessa region due to the movement of dust clouds from Africa. It is reported Ukrgidromet in Facebook.

“For the past day in the South of Odessa region snowed yellow. It was caused by moving dust cloud at a height of 3-5 km from the regions of North Africa”, – stated in the message.

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We will remind, in the South of Odessa region snowed yellow. At city hall Ishmael said that he had sent the samples to the laboratory for examination. Experts said that the snow contains particles of sand and clay fractions, from which the snow had acquired an unusual color. Impurities were brought by strong winds blowing yesterday.

Danger to people, animals and plants precipitation is not present.