Another Role for Dust!

The hot dry Sahara dust that rides out of Africa across the Atlantic Ocean inhibits the formation of tropical storms and hurricanes, by depriving them of moisture and thus damping convection. Read about it (in Spanish) at http://www.cazatormentas.net/index.php/noticias-de-meteorologia-mainmenu-2/61-noticias-sobre-huracanes-ciclones-y-tifones/2831-el-polvo-sahariano-debilita-a-la-tormenta-tropical-florence.html