The white dust of unknown origin has covered the capital of Turkmenistan
ASHGABAT, may 28 — RIA Novosti, Amangeldy Nurmuradov. The white dust of unknown origin covered on Monday morning, the capital of Turkmenistan Ashgabat, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
As reported RIA Novosti, the locals, strong dust storms covered with Ashgabat in the past, but for this phenomenon is that above the city hung a white dust, like a fog, they do not remember. Later complaints of dust received from the population in other regions of Turkmenistan.
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The national Committee for Hydrometeorology of Turkmenistan and local media had no immediate comment on the phenomenon. In turn, the media of the countries of Central Asia reported that the reason was a salt storm from the Aral sea, which covered Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
Turkmenistan in 2018 presiding in the International Fund for saving the Aral sea (IFAS) and participating in the preparation of the summit of heads of States-founders of Fund, which is scheduled to make important decisions to improve the environmental situation in the Aral sea region.