Sahara dust storm blows across Spain, taints sky orange

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Parts of Spain woke up on Tuesday with streets covered in dust and the sky tainted in an orange hue as Storm Celia pushed dust from the Sahara desert across the peninsula.

In the Spanish capital, Madrid residents and business owners were seen cleaning terraces, streets, windows and cars which were covered in a layer of dust.

Spain’s national meteorological agency (AEMET) warned the air quality was severely affected by the haze, especially in the centre of the country.

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Spain, a country on Europe’s Iberian Peninsula, includes 17 autonomous regions with diverse geography and cultures. Capital city Madrid is home to the Royal Palace and Prado museum, housing works by European masters. Segovia has a medieval castle (the Alcázar) and an intact Roman aqueduct. Catalonia’s capital, Barcelona, is defined by Antoni Gaudí’s whimsical modernist landmarks like the Sagrada Família church. 

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