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Super-Tempestade de Areia

Segunda-feira, 05.05.14

Massive sandstorm hit northern China


Massive sandstorm over Taklimakan desert

Terra/MODIS satellite

05:20 UTC

April 24, 2014


Massive sandstorm in northwest China is transporting large sand deposits from Taklimakan Desert in western China and the Gobi desert in the east, through Gansu Province and the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. A very large front is moving eastward across Asia, lifting dust from the desert areas. 


Yellow haze and dust brought visibility down to less than 50 meters (160 feet) in parts of northwest China. According to the South China Morning Post, the city of Dunhuang in northwest China's Gansu Province, experienced the strongest severely reduced visibility to hit the region in 10 years. Such storms are on the rise in the region, posing a health hazard for China’s people.


The sandstorm originated in Taklimakan Desert, a vast region of sand desert sitting in a depression between two high, rugged mountain ranges in northwest China. This desert is one of the largest shifting-sand deserts on Earth, and it supports very little vegetation.


Taklimakan and Gobi deserts ranks among the world’s leading dust producers. During the spring, cold air from Siberia combined with low pressure from Mongolia, usually producing dust storms in the deserts of northern China. Dust storms from this region can spread all over the world, stretching up as far away as Greenland.


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The WAR for the Ukraine

Segunda-feira, 05.05.14

What’s the real story?

May 04, 2014

T Anthony Michael



There have been many wars — terrible wars — fought on Planet Earth over the past 100 years.  However, the greatest war of them all could literally be around the corner, unless it is stopped by the people of this planet. The epic confrontation in the Ukraine presents the most dangerous and unprecedented conflict between the world’s superpowers since the breakup of the Soviet Union.  Truly, this clash between East and West represents an economic, political and religious battleground that will dwarf every other war save WWI and WWII.  If the conflict in the Ukraine is not resolved peacefully, it has the potential of evolving into a full blown World War III scenario.



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publicado por Produções Anormais - Albufeira às 16:59