Sahara dust over Germany

The last two days, entraining air masses carried Sahara dust to central Europe. This led to an impressive light at dawn I was able (to a certain extent) to capture on May 5, 2015.

Dust concetration simulation provided by University of Athens.

Dust concentration simulation provided by University of Athens.

Photo taken approx. 06:30 UTC in Dresden, Germany (around sunset).

Photo taken approx. 18:30 UTC in Dresden, Germany (around sunset).

Photo taken approx. 06:30 UTC in Dresden, Germany (around sunset).

Photo taken approx. 18:30 UTC in Dresden, Germany (around sunset).