Sahara dust may make you cough, but it’s a storm killer

The bad news: Dust from the Sahara Desert in Africa — totaling a staggering 2 to 9 trillion pounds worldwide — has been almost a biblical plague on Texas and much of the Southern United States in recent weeks. The good news: the same dust appears to be a severe storm killer. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180720154909.htm