Cairo’s black cloud season underway

According to the Air Pollution Early Warning System Unit of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), the “black cloud” season is underway. Yesterday’s EEAA daily pollution forecast report revealed indications of the start of the season. The “black cloud” first appeared in the autumn of 1999 and has been an annual phenomenon ever since. It…

Egypt’s permanent Black Cloud

CAIRO: It seems that the Black Cloud phenomenon has become, not only part of our yearly rituals, but of our daily lives.┬áThe first time the Black Cloud appeared was in the autumn of 1999 and it’s been a recurrent phenomenon ever since. Breaking down the scientific factors causing it would be the first steps towards…