Regional Body Issues Dust Advisory

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Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology –A dust advisory is being issued for the eastern Caribbean and northern South America.

The Weather Research & Forecasting-Chemistry (WRF-Chem) model run by CIMH Dust & Air Quality Forecasting Centre, shows an imminent dust incursion is expected to affect the eastern Caribbean and northern South America over the weekend with the most intense area of the dust plume impacting these areas around February 24, 2024.

The forecasted elevated dust levels are expected to exceed the outdoor air quality guidelines established by @WHO.

Be sure to check the CIMH Dust & Air Quality Forecasting Centre for updates. https://buff.ly/49hcsCZ

This advisory is brought to you by the CIMH in its role as the Pan American Centre for the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Sand and Dust Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System (SDS-WAS).

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