The General Directorate of Meteorology issued a dust transport warning for the Eastern Mediterranean and Southeastern Anatolia from Syria on Monday. Due to dust transportation, which will be effective in Adana, Osmaniye, Hatay, Kahramanmaras and Gaziantep, Kilis, Sanliurfa, Mardin and Adiyaman, problems such as disruption in transportation and precipitation in the form of mud may be experienced.
According to the statement made by the General Directorate of Meteorology, dust is expected to be carried from Syria in Adana, Osmaniye, Hatay, Kahramanmaraş and Gaziantep, Kilis, Şanlıurfa, Mardin and Adıyaman as of tomorrow morning. It is necessary to be careful and cautious against disruptions in transportation and precipitation in the form of mud.
“CAN BE RAIN LIKE MUD”
According to the latest evaluations, as of tomorrow (Monday) morning departures from the Eastern Mediterranean (Adana, Osmaniye, Hatay, Kahramanmaraş) and Southeastern Anatolia (Gaziantep, Kilis, Şanlıurfa, Mardin and Adıyaman). Since dust is expected to be carried, it is necessary to be careful and cautious against negativities such as disruption of transportation and precipitation in the form of mud in rainy regions.
WHAT IS DUST TRANSPORTATION?
In deserts, relatively larger dust particles settle near their source areas, while smaller ones can travel thousands of kilometers. This situation is defined as dust transport. Dust convection can carry its effect to more distant areas with dust storms.